Novotel Lyon Gerland
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Clean, well run, rooms were "Paris" small but comfortable
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The city of Lyon lies at the confluence of the Rhone and Saone rivers. It was established by the Romans around 43 B.C. and has served as a trading and manufacturing centre, particularly in the silk industry, over the centuries. Today, as the two rivers converge they form a long, thin, pencil-shaped land mass connected on both sides by …
Woke up to a bfast of croissants and breads which we hardly ate but could not believe ! The parents helped us to plan our day and we set off to find a wine tasting. We were lucky to find one at midday which let us come in and try some Lovely wines We only bought two ...
... were amazing and greeted us with drinks and TOO much food. Foi Grais, pate, breads, hommus, entree of zucchini terrine and soup then a main of slow roasted duck with potatoes and then CHEESE and THEN a cherry pudding. After 12 or so wines and food and great company we went to sleep well and ready for a big day ...
Day 3 Lyon
This am our guide was very sweet but her English wasn't the best. She would say:
Holly Merry for Holy Mary
Woman for Roman
Sinery for scenery
Wars for walls
Needless to say we didn’t get everything she said.
Lyon is a 2000 year old city (a UNESCO World Heritage site) known for its Basicila Fourviere (built in the 19th century) on the top of a high promontory. Nearby is a copy ...
... Americans who helped me out.
Today I had my first class (Travel Photography) which is an Elective through the USAC program. This class is taught in French but it went well. I also got my scores from our placement test today and I did better than I expected (Low Intermediate>Elemetary/Beginner). I talked to my French conversation partner tonight and we need to set up a time to meet.
We met our ...