Project 365: Day 285 – The French connection


12th April 2015 – Marseille, France

The Spaniards will have to wait. 
I am headed French. For now.
The riviera holds a special attraction.
Lets check it out. And how!
marseille train station

Mornings at the station. – Marseille, France

 

Last night, after the reunion, I left with Aurelie to France. Or rather the French riviera.

She is from Toulon. And I had an opportunity to visit her family, and I could also visit Marseille, Nice, Monaco and Toulouse. And finish off in Andorra, before heading back to Barcelona. That was the plan for the next 1 week.

So, we took the IDbus from Barcelona to Marseille last night, and reached Marseille by early morning, to wait for a little while for our train to Toulon. Marseille has this unique French feel, somewhere between Ghetto and Gelato. Between style and rough edges.

We hung around for a while, enjoying the morning views, and then took the train to Toulon. In Toulon, Aurelie’s mom picked me up, and her brothers made me comfortable immediately.

I think the South of France looks very promising for the next few days.

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About Abhi Surendran

Abhi quit his corporate job, and decided to immerse himself in travels, photography, occasional periods of bankruptcy, and copious amounts of insanity. He is currently working on a book of his experiences, and a dream road trip through South Asia. Both in a haphazard fashion. He blogs at Iamnothome and you can also catch him at times on Facebook and twitter.

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