Rick Steves Tour of Southern France
September 13–25, 2015

  • My lunch, salad with duck.
  • Barbara's lunch, swordfish with pesto—an inspiration.
  • Place du Forum at night.
  • Cryptoporticos—“a dark drippy underworld of Roman arches.”
  • At the cloisters of St. Trophime.
  • We stopped at a random bistro that went way above our expectations.
    • More school kids.
    • Les Baux, and walled city that is now a ruin.
    • Rebuilt medieval siege machine
    • Giant crossbow.
    • A ‘dovecote’ was a pigeon coop built in the rock.
    • The Les Baux dovecote can be seen here.
    • Our group
    • Young tourists.
    • On the way to Nice we stopped at market day in St. Rémy for lunch.
        • We arrive in Nice.
        • Our hotel on the Promenade des Anglais.
                • Le Safari Restaurant.
                • Activities on the pebbly beach.
                • The pebbles. We took one home.
                • Yachts galore in the yacht basin.
                • The Mediterranean.
                  • The Chagall Museum was closed so we went to the Matisse.
                  • He painted in many different styles, all quite different from each other.
                    • His palette presented as art.
                    • Our final full day in Nice.
                          • Profiteroles for dessert.
                            • Toni provided champagne for a toast to a terrific trip.