In view of the upcoming climate conference, in Paris in 2015, that will take place during the first week of December, several climate friendly events are organized all around France.
Marseilles is France’s second town. A Mediterranean harbour, until recently mostly cited on the news because of gang- or immigration-problems. However in view of its nomination as the cultural capital of 2013, a general face-lift and cleaning-up was undertaken.
Manial Palace – Prince Mohammed Ali Tawfiq’s (1875-1955) Palace – has recently been restored and reopened this spring. In a magnificent park, at Rhoda Island, six decorated and furnished buildings that the Prince had constructed have been turned into a museum.