I would like to add to my stories the events of our visit to Marseilles last year. Andreas, Olivier and I were on the train to Cannes in Southern France. We had a few hours stop over in Marseilles and this allowed us a little time for sightseeing.
This was my first trip to Southern France and I had no guidebooks to know where I was going. Olivier went to the tourist information center and we found a pamphlet about the churches in the area. The main church was the Basilica of Notre-Dame. It was of Roman-Byzantine style. It had been built on another a smaller chapel from the 13th century. The work on the bigger basilica was completed in 1899.This church could be seen towering above Marseilles. It was built on the highest point of the city.
But it was not this church that caught my eye, as I…
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