Hotel La Charpiniere
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... to tell the difference. There are also remains of the columns and floor which can be seen (pic 9).
From there I went back up the hill to the Basilica of Notre-Dame de Fourvière. This was a newer (relatively speaking) church built in the 1800’s. The outside was a gorgeous, pristine white that was in stark contrast to the clear blue sky (pic 10). Even before I knew that it was newer, I felt like something was just “off” about this cathedral. To ...
The boys slept in till 9am and so did we after our long drive and late night. We slowly got moving but missed the breakfast cut off at the hotel so headed into the little village of Saint Galmier to have a coffee and snack. It was already late morning so by the time we got there we had a croque monsier and coffee (juice for the boys). Afterwards we bought a lovely orchid from the florist for Sandrine and had a wander around ...
We were up early and on the road by 8am. We dropped the linen back to Averil, did a quick stop at the bakery and headed on our way. The GPS was saying we had a seven hour drive in front of us. During the morning we made good time and decided to detour to Amboise for lunch. We sat at a restaurant outside the gates of the chateaux and ate a quick lunch. I had a goats cheese salad, boys had pasta and icecream ...
... some Belgium beers ... abbey beers. We sat outside in a neighbourhood with people sitting, gathering at the many chairs. We came back to ourselves. On the way back to the apartment we met Youann and walked together getting to know each other. We met our host Julien when got in and sat and chatted. He is a public housing social worker, movie buff, music lover, English speaker, all is good. A freshen up, while I asked after his recommendation of the Lyon institution, the ...
... we are staying on top of a large embankment, took a funicular, which has been operation for 150 years. When we later treked into town, we climbed down the hill we had ridden up and no way was that going to happen. I'm not quite sure falling backwards due to our backpacks weights and thus rolling all the way down is on our to do list.
Moving on, Lyon is absolutely beautiful. Our hostel offers an incredible view of the city, which is very rustic and traditional ...