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river sunset 2

A second shot taken in the same location as the previous post. I just love sunsets :)

Around Town

river sunset

Taken in Marseilles, IL on the same day as this post. The clouds, colors, light and shade just danced into the night…. beautiful…

Around Town

Book #32 2015: Garlic, Mint, & Sweet Basil. Essays on Marseilles, Mediterranean Cuisine, and Noir Fiction

Author: Jean-Claude Izzo
Publisher: Europa Editions (May 7, 2013)
ISBN: 978-1-60945-115-8
Chapters: 13 wonderful short stories
Pages: 107

A short sublime book on the three things dearest to Jean-Claude Izzo’s heart: his native Marseilles, the sea in all its splendor, and Mediterranean noir – the literary genre his books helped to found. 938 more words

2015 Reads

the locks at marseilles

You can read about the Illinois Waterway here. This is the lock and dam in Marseilles, IL. The recent rains that resulted in flood conditions made the river a loud, violent presence at this location.

Black And White

Marseilles & Aix-en-Provence

Posting from an outpost of Britain WITH MONKEYS – Gibraltar. I have an entire cruise’s worth to put up, may or may not manage to do so in the little time remaining. 33 more words


Day 51 - Toulon to Marseilles

Sunday 7th June.
Well. It just goes to show you, doesn’t it? I spent most of last night stressing about how I’d find my way; got up and checked online maps a couple of times, wrote copious notes, and it was pizizi :) In terms of finding my way, at least……. 611 more words

Cycling Europe


San Simeon, CA (2015)

Detail of tapestries that hang inside Hearst Castle. I love the French red, white, and blue. Reminds one of the tarot deck of Marseilles, the faded hues of Old Glory. 9 more words