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Notre Dame de la Garde Marseille

And with this blog we come to the last of our series on Marseille – that is, until we visit it again. Many major cities have identifying monuments: Big Ben tells a cinema audience they are now in London; a … Continue reading

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Marseille part 2

Even in the course of our single day’s exploration of Marseille, we found ourselves stumbling across various elements of what has been a dramatic and frequently turbulent history. In vaguely chronological order, we came across the following. As the history … Continue reading

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To Marseille, Part 1

As we have mentioned, we’ve only really taken three days proper holiday this year, but the other week we did decide to make a long-promised rail trip to Marseille. In theory, it’s a little over an hour away by car, … Continue reading

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