Monthly Archives: June 2012

Diversions

A round up of a few recent activities.

The Calanques

The calanques are a series of limestone inlets to the east and south of Marseille. They end near the town of La Ciotat.   One sunny, cool Saturday we took the metro to the Prado stop. We then got on bus #19, which heads down the coast.  At the end of that bus line we switched to bus #20, which is the size of an airport hotel shuttle. After a fifteen minute winding ride, the bus ride ended at the little town of Callelongue.  Happily Annie had not barfed during the bus ride. There’s not much to the town: a few restaurants, a little cove with a few boats,  and a few houses. Continue Reading