Views from a megayacht @FrenchLessonsBlog
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Photo Essay: Life Aboard a Megayacht

Contributor blog post by Jemma: A muscular and handsome powerboat swooshes Philippe, Lolo and me, and a week’s worth of luggage, toward the 80-some-meter megayacht that awaits us off the north shore of Sardinia. Perched on the craft’s leather seats, we slice through the salty waves of the Med, our …

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Navette Maritime @Aixcentric
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It’s Back! La Navette Maritime or Batobus

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: …as it used to be known, comes back into service for the season on Saturday 23rd April. Boats start at Marseille’s Vieux Port and take 100 passengers to either Pointe Rouge or L’Estaque. Each journey takes about half an hour and last year cost 5 …

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Photo Essay: Côte d’Azur by Sea (Part 2)

Contributor blog post by Jemma: As the Côte d’Azur rounds out the highest part of its summer season, French Lessons escapes the urban madness and sticky beaches for the high seas. A few weeks ago we cruised together from Antibes to Monaco, and I’m happily reminded by several readers that …

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Septembre en Mer #Marseille @Officedelamer
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Next Weekend – It’s All About Marseille

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Marseille-focus next weekend begins on Friday night with a special edition of Thalassa on France 3. Called Marseille plus belle la mer, it’s the first in a series of programmes celebrating Thalassa’s 40 year run. It is one of France’s oldest TV programmes. Starting at …

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Cote d’Azur by Sea
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Photo Essay: Cote d’Azur by Sea (Part 1)

Contributor blog post by Jemma: Some of our most memorable summer days in the Côte d’Azur are spent looking back at it. Several years ago, in a feat approached with unusual seriousness, Philippe bagged his French motor boating license. My husband may have been running a Fortune 500 company at …

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Marseille batobus #Marseille via @Aixcentric
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Marseille’s Batobus – the Latest

By aixcentric Oh no Bateaux! …problems in port. Apparently the popular batobus, that runs from the Vieux Port down to Pointe-Rouge in one direction and up to L’Estaque in the other, is losing money big-time. It’s taken 1 million euros in ticket sales but has cost 3.6m euros to operate. …

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A Sad End for Le Marseillois in the Vieux Port

By aixcentric You probably remember Le Marseillois, the bateau-restaurant moored in the Vieux Port just opposite the Mairie; and you probably remember it sinking on 11th September last year. Since then,no news, but throughout November, the wreck is being dismantled and the Explore this Post Via:: Aixcentric       

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