36 hours in Marseilles – Marseilles wears a veil of North African influence – you can feel it everywhere – accents, music, food, fashion… Everyone speaking so loudly with deliciously thick accents and pronouncing, unlike any other French region, every single letter, slowly turning the words around in their mouths, until they slide out syrupy sweet. 164 more words
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The south of France was always a dream of mine.
It definitely did not disappoint me. Although Marsielles is not what you would typically think of when you go to the south of France, typically people think of the fields of Lavender, it was definitely a cultural experience that I will never forget. 239 more words
Well, all of a sudden I’ve been in France for a full month! Boy has it flown by or what?! Little by little I’ve been settling into Marseille, into my new job, into different expectations and realities, with help from so many people (and in despite of some others…) 506 more words
As the sun beat down on Marseilles with a heavy hand, and the rag-tag apartment buildings stood proud, framing a glistening blue sea, it seemed increasingly that this Sunday, of all the Sunday’s in September, was the best one we could have picked to go to the beach. 329 more words