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Page 58. " I was reminded of some of those leprous facades in the vieux port at Marseille "
The 'vieux port' at Marseille
Creative Commons AttributionThe 'vieux port' at Marseille - Credit: Severin Keizer, Flickr

 

Marseille is the oldest city in France, and is situated on its southern Mediterranean coastline. The vieux port ('old port') is a natural harbour which has been in maritime use for many centuries.