Grand Hotel de la Paix
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... the same time. There are place holders for the screens for each square. They used to use wooden blocks, but now they use screens.
After that we got back on the bus and wound up in a HUGE traffic jam on the way to the Basilica of Fourviere, which is on the highest point (of course) in Lyon. The view was nice, supposedly we could see the office of Interpol, and across the river to Mont Blanc, the highest peak of the Alps in France.
... world citizens. Our immediate circle of acquaintances come from the great cities... New York, London, Milan, Auckland, Paris, Singapore, Toronto... and we are all gushing about the place. OK. This is going to be a really long post if I go through everything that is appealing about Lyon so I will limit myself to the obvious... it is heart-stoppingly beautiful. It has ...
... 26th (the Rhone) Everyone went on the guided tour of Lyon in the morning visiting the Cathedral Notre-Dame-de-Fourrviere built between 1872 & 1896, a busy morning full of lots of information. We went back to the ship for lunch then we did the smaller group tour to the Silk District & to see the Silk Painting being done. In it's heyday this area had 40,000 working looms, it now has just 3. We all found this day a little too full on & were very tired afterwards. Vienne ...
... ran out, took a couple of pictures, back on the metro, and got back to the hostel and only missed 10 minutes of the second half. I was pretty impressed, and the picture game continues!!
I am going to bed a bit earlier tonight because I have a 5:30am wake up call. I have a bus to Marseille in the morning, and I want to get some rest. Hopefully Marseille is nice down on the water. I haven’t been on a coast in a ...
... they are working, it tends to be pretty long hours. But I think I could get
over that if I got 5 weeks of vacation every year! And that’s not
including sick days and maybe a few added days depending on your company and
Last week was our first week of February vacation. The kids
went to daycare most of the day, so I had plenty of time to myself. This week,
we are in the Alps. I know; life is hard. And I really am becoming more ...