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... that before I left Kenora, my
sister-in-law said, “oh, if you’re ever in Lyon you should try to see my friend
Elodie.” And I thought, ya, for sure why not! I’m all about connections, but at
that point I really had no idea where Lyon was, if I would ever visit this city
and what I would even be able to see there.
When we were planning this trip, and Dana had brought Lyon
up, as a city we should go see I said sure why not, ...
... going up the funicular to the Notra Dame de Fourviere. Had to walk down the hill as the furnicular wasn’t working at the time.
Walked to the Place du Terreaux and took the Metro and tram to the Centre d’Histoire de la Resistance et de la Deportation which was interesting yet rather depressing all ...
... and then merged with the new freeway. And when I say freeway, I mean toll way. It cost us a total of €39.50(!!!) to go from Brantôme in the SW to Lyon in the east. Today was also pretty grim travelling on the weather front, as well. There were some incredibly heavy rain squalls that sometimes slowed us down to 130kph, or even slower when the wipers couldn't keep up! At lunchtime we pulled off the freeway and into a little town to buy some bread ...
... we needed to stop. So I pulled Lauriane over to the side and explained that I felt that god told me to tell her to stop, and she was not happy to hear that at all. After a few minutes of emotions and talking I got a green light from god "in my head" that it was alright to proceed. As we continued to head to her sisters apartment I had a chance to pray for Lauriane, and to pray for her sister as well. Once we got to the apartment building we prayed for fear ...
... picture! I also visited a book market that they have by the river every morning. When I asked the man who was selling a bunch of books for a poetry book suggestion (easier reads in French than taking on a novel), he started reciting a bunch of poems from all the books he was suggesting! It was so precious and really impressive. Also he looked kinda like a hobo at first so it was surprising he was so knowledgable! Never judge a book by its cover I guess! French people are ...