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We left Sauvignone soon after 09:00 and took the autostrade to Turin and then onwards to Briancon. We stopped at Momtgenevre where relatively fresh snow had been swept for the road into piles on the car park. This was hard to believe as it was actually 20c with brilliant sunshine when we were there! The views of the Alps with snow covered tops, ...
... of the stair shafts are small rooms above roof level with windows on all sides. These are the original "belvederes" (good to see). Buildings are so dense no one gets enough light so they all share a small study at roof level. Access to the buildings is often by a Traboule (to walk through) a tunnel like walkway crossing a small courtyard. They are disguised as normal doors on the street, but have always been open to the public ...
... do was drive. :) Traversing the small towns up to Lyon was fun, lots of authentic little villages. They have a outdoor theatre there that is over 2000 years old and is still used for concerts and events. Clearmont was an amazing town with lots of history, their church was very gothic and incredibly ...
Following the bus tour, we checked into the Hotel Du Simplon. It seems to be in a pretty central location. It is a cute little boutique hotel. It is very much what I expected from a hotel in an older part of France. The room is a little small but there is plenty of room for Nikki and I to spread out.
We settled into the room and went out looking for food. After 24 hours of traveling, we were ...
... too much about
it. A couple days later, I thought of Lyon and why it sounded so familiar, I
finally thought, oh, maybe this is the city that Candice’s friend lives in, I’ll
have to ask her. After a Facebook message or 2, I was set up with Elodie’s
contact info and she said for sure she’d like to show us around a bit, but she
would be busy at the end of the month, so she’ll see what she could do.
Some things that ...