After a quick lunch of noodles and dumplings we retraced our steps back to the Sea of Wisdoms. From there, down the Longevity Hill to the shore of Kunming Lake.
There’s a 3-mile uphill gravel road between the freeway and Samish Overlook. With a low clearance vehicle, we drove very carefully . Continue reading “Hiking: Oyster Dome”
We arrived in Marseille early afternoon and headed directly to Notre-Dame de la Garde.
I visited this cathedral back in May 2009. It remained my favorite place in all of Marseille. Continue reading “Sunset in Marseille”
Most restaurants in France are closed on Sundays. The thought of having nothing quality to eat makes me anxious. So I made arrangements ahead.
I still remember the first time we visited Nice in November 2005.
We stayed at Hotel Beau Rivage, where the famous painters and writers – Henri Matisse, Scott Fitzgerald, and Friedrich Nietzsche – once frequented back in their days.
Looking out the window, we spotted a bell tower and red tile roofs that are evocative of nearby Italy.