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Toulouse drugs war: two die in two days as violence escalates

Toulouse risks becoming the new Marseilles, France’s murder capital, according to police, who are investigating two suspected revenge killings in as many days which have been linked to the city’s illegal drugs trade. Continue reading…


X-Derby races return to Marseilles

Thrill seekers are excited about the 2nd Annual X-Derby in Marseilles.

For $30 you can ride in a so-called “gravity kart” down the Rutland Street hill Saturday, August 23. 79 more words

We went to Nice! Yep, it was nice!

I just posted yesterday, so because I feel very much caught up on my blogging obligations, this entry won’t display the same level of effort as yesterday’s. 337 more words


Sunday Stills: Crowd Work - How do they stay up there?

Ed’s challenge this week is “Crowd Work” – a picture of more than 5 people or animals. This is more of a challenge than he knows, considering the small town we live in. 33 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

La Canebière, once the pride of Marseilles, now the road to nowhere

It was once the Champs Elysées of Marseilles, a majestic tree-lined avenue heading east from the Vieux-Port, immortalised in films such as French Connection II. Continue reading…


abandoned 4

I guess you can say that I have grown fond of this building. I have taken a few shots of it in the dead of winter, but this is what it looks like in the summer. 13 more words


Well, this sucks.

So I am sitting here in Marseilles and realized that I lost Eurail pass. I was going to visit a friend in south-east of France, but that doesn’t seem like that’s going to happen.  50 more words