Hotel le Lacassagne
Travel Blogs from Lyon
... 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!!
... locals play boules, enjoying murals (watch out, Chemainus), encountering even more Roman ruins that the Tourism Board seems to have forgotten about, and hanging outside the City Hall square (Hotel de Ville) where Thomas spied a cart giving out free lemonade (providing much glee and a burst of energy for the trip back to the apartment), the day was a great mix of seeing both tourist sites and ...
I have found my future home, and their is no doubt in my mind about it. Lyon has inspired me like no other city we have come to. I want to learn the language and culture of this wonderful city so much. The people are friendly and walk everywhere. Their are fresh fruit markets along the river, and everywhere you look could be an unbelievable picture. I want to return here some day, and live here if I can.
We let ourselves sleep in a little this ...
... shift from
rolling hills, to green peaks, to snow-covered mountains was quite
breathtaking. Although, I hate driving up mountains especially when there
aren’t barriers. But we arrived right before lunch, and the sun was hitting the
mountains just right.
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This post is already long enough, so I’ll update you on my skiing
adventures in Part ...
... noting that excavations in 1958 uncovered an amphitheatre with a seating capacity for 4,500 later expanded to 10,000 at the time of Emperor Hadrian in the year 119 AD? Just. Few years later (177 AD) the first Christian martyrs died for their faith in the amphitheatre.
Two ecumenical councils were held in Lyons one in 1245 and one in 1274. Some serious matters were discussed and some issues decided including. Reform in the Church, which seem to be ...