Saturday, November 13, 2010

A Fishing Village in the Heart of Marseille

Several small, pretty creeks just off the Corniche Kennedy have miraculously preserved their typical  character. Clusters of fishermen's cottages and brightly coloured traditional fishing boats huddle in a setting apparently unchanged for centuries yet a stone's throw from busy freeways, swish villas and high-rise housing blocks. The whole stretch of coast sums up Marseille's capacity to blend old and new, rich and poor. The most celebrated creek is the Vallon des Auffes - the name comes from Click here to read more.

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