Travel Blogs from Lyon
... but the facilities are good and as its all gravel no mud to worry about from the rain!
We took the bus into Lyon for a look around the city with no expectations but it was a nice city and easy to get around.
Now that its dry, we hope it will stay that way as staying / sleeping in the van with the rain pouring down is a pretty miserable place to be!!
... outstanding views of the city. A woman in a tour group outside the Basilica muttered "I think Paris is better", but I suspect her croissant intolerance was acting up, as we've been having a ball in Lyon. Next to the Basilica is a large Roman amphitheatre that we explored on the way down the hill. While there is an adjacent museum, after all the Roman learning of Arles we opted to just wander the ...
... Loire valley this week, the girls finished up some homework, and we had dinner – Estelle made Abby’s favourites - a Lyonnaise cannelloni-like dish with tomato sauce, and mousse cups for dessert. It was neat that they had made a meal just for Abby - it showed how well they knew her from when she stayed with them last year. Tomorrow we’re on our own in Lyon since Marc has to head back to Paris for work and Estelle will be at work as well.
... travels a lot for work. She has two daughters and a son, all living in different places in France. The whole family is incredibly well travelled. I love getting to use my french, although I'm nowhere near as fast at talking as I thought id be, so I can't wait to improve. Already I'm thinking in French and sometimes have to take a minute and think of the English word for something. And it's only been 2 1/2 days, so hopefully I'll improve ...
... were both nicer to me. Amine included. He actually answered my questions. He hadn't quite managed to look at me yet, but baby steps I suppose. So I went off to work that evening and it was really busy, but the customers were nice, which makes it easier. And my friend Chris, one of the regulars at the Wallace, was there for the quiz night. He's great. He's from England and is an electrician in Lyon. I actually met up with him the Friday before for drinks and to go to the ...
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