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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.
... that flow north- south. These rivers converge at the south end of Lyon (the area is aptly called Confluence) creating three main areas: the west bank or old city, the centre between the two rivers called presqu'ile (almost island), and the east part of the city-- also the newest. The west and north are hilltops with glorious Fouviere church ever present in your sights. ...
... Lyon (I would have quite happily swapped a day in Venice!) as there's more that I wanted to see and we would have had a chance for a bit of downtime as well. We'll just have to come back.
One final observation, the Lyon City Card has to be the best value for money of all such cards. We bought a two-day card each for €32 and for that we got unlimited public transport, the guided tour, discount on the dance tickets, entry to the museums and the river cruise. Just ...
... sat down on an old church steps and ate some of our fruit. The cherries were the best cherries I had ever had in my whole life. We ate most of the cherries and a peach each then headed off for the rest of our hike. When we arrived the church bells went off and it was the perfect moment. We had an amazing view of the beautiful city below us and enjoyed it all before we went. in. The church was amazing, and just added to the majesty of the city below it. ...
... br> and at an angle…yes, we all went to college.) Denis’ sister, Anne, was there
with her kids. Eve (11) and Lucille (8) were coming with us to the mountains,
and lucky for me, they lived in England for 5 years and speak fluent English.
I was actually quite content with having to sleep in the
bunk bed one more night because that meant I would be able to see the mountains
as we went, instead of driving at night in the dark. ...