Monday, June 09, 2014

Marseille Photos II

Here are a few more photos from the Marseille trip.

A sculptured awning at the Fort Saint Jean 
Antonio Muntadas's piece
"Aller/Retour" at Mucem
Anglophone writers in translation
in French, at the Mucem bookstore
The circus stage on the
J4 Esplanade outside Mucem
Along the Old Port, a Foster + Partners reflective pavilion
Looking northeast across the Old Port
Night life at the Old Port
Marseille's famous Municipal Opera
Workers outside the Galeries Lafayette
The big Galeries Lafayettte
Marseille's Prefecture
Clothing store window display 
Looking down the Rue André Aune,
from the direction of Notre Dame
(this was quite a climb)
Notre Dame de la Garde
Marseille, from the heights
of Notre Dame de la Garde 
The neo-Byzantine tower,
crowned by a gold statue
of the Blessed Virgin Mother
One of the transepts in
the church
A snapshot overlooking the
city of Marseille 
Yours truly, in selfie mode,
the tower in the background
Descending the hill down
the seafront 
Looking back up at
Notre Dame de la Garde 
M. Charles Baudelaire
(street art) 
Rue des Lices
(Street of curtain walls/ramparts)
The tunnel beneath Fort
A violated phone booth 
A building whose cornice reads:
"The blind, for themselves"

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