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... I bought a bottle of red wine. I don't usually drink wine but I am making an exception. Last night I got a dirty look from the waiter when I said I didn't want wine. I think the French (and the Italians) get insulted if you don't drink their wine.
We spent a short amount of time walking around the small town. The square had a cute carousel. I went into a candy Store (no surprise) and bought some nougat and a ...
... The sampling table was very nice, made the buying experience
that much more enjoyable. The other people that were in the store did
not seem very fond of us. I don't think they were annoyed at the noise, as
much as they were of how crowded it was, and how long the line was. I
honestly don't know what I am going to do with all of this mustard.
Lunch was fabulous. The three courses were of perfect size, and the wine, oh
... French culture and norms from a college students perspective. We would then visit the Winery Les Caves Patriarches where we got to walk through the wine cellars and got to try a variety of both red and white wines. After we headed back to Lyon where we had the night free and everyone got to try various restaurants to try the French cuisine.
... de Champmol monastery where it is located, Mary made a U-Turn, heading back to the hotel. I plodded on, found the entrance and joined a tour group going through the site. The Well of Moses is a famous sculpture built for John the Fearless that depicts the 6 prophets that had foreseen the death of Christ. Completed around 1403 the sculpture includes Moses, David, Jeremiah, ...
... out and then go to eat a meager breakfast. We got on the bus for the ride into Paris to go to the train station. Traffic was very heavy and it took a little over an hour to get to Gare de Leon. When we arrived we found the track that our train was arriving on and went there. Dennis and I got to ride in the first class car which was very nice but not as roomy as the Japanese bullet train. It took a little over 1 hour to reach Dijon. ...