A large beamy wooden sailboat sits proudly at the dockside in the Old Port of Marseille, a main gateway into France. High on the hill above the port is the Cathédrale de la Major. Marseille has a certain edgy, dangerous feel…it’s off the beaten path a bit.
Want to know more? Official Marseille Tourism Site
Mikki Ansin is a photojournalist and Francophile with a longtime love of all things French. Her most recent photo published in BonjourParis was Happy Faces of Coustellet…. Watch for her photos every other Wednesday.
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