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We took the train to Lyon in the morning, figured out the light rail system and arrived at our hotel about lunchtime. Lyon is known for its restaurants and it wasn't difficult finding a great place for lunch. There was a "restaurant row" pedestrian street nearby, lined on both sides with sidewalk cafes. We walked along until we spotted people …
... 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!!
After a rainy day off, we jumped back into tourist mode full force. After our morning routine of soccer in a nearby field and finding pastries, we took a tram, subway, and funicular (all one one ticket.... French infrastructure might be lacking for swimming pools, but they have the transportation thing down pat) to the top of Fourviere Hill to see the impressive and massive Norte Dame Basilica and ...
... are flexible with this part of our travels.
We finally got to rental place and it took another 1.5hours or so to complete formalities and be trained. Then we were off, very scary finding our way out of Paris and first time driving on right, but we managed to get on the A6 and off we went, first obstacle was the payaige (tolls) we navigated to get our ticket and off we went again. In France you collect the ticket ...
... hangout in the audience during the play. But my mum is coming. And so inevitably she will read the blog and she'll also be in the blog. As the writer of the blog, I don't know how I'll feel about one of my characters just reading the blog willy nilly and commenting on it, while all the while she's in the blog. Anyway, i think she'll just have to get used to it. I want my writing to be honest. So if she's annoying, which she'll inevitably be, and which is the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsElysee Hotel Lyon
Aging but a great value in good location.
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