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 …
Much earlier in the year we had planned to meet up with our great university and Sydney mates; Tina and Andrew and their 3 children for mid term UK holidays. I'd said we'd most likely be in France so Tina looked at easy flights from the midlands in the UK where they currently live. We searched for any 4 bedroom villas within the SW of France. We now realise that we got pretty lucky with our random choice and no prior knowledge of the ...
... 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. ...
... I immediately fell in love
with the city. Paris is way too much for me to handle... but Lyon was so much more manageable and livable in my opinion. I saw lots of people going to work, students headed to class, and tons of people working out along Le Rhone river. I mean tons! Running, biking, walking, pull-ups, pushups, sprints... I respect a place that knows how to get a good sweat ...
... wasn't too stable (they're stupid, it was fine), so I went solo. I wish you could see how high it really is. The first time I went up I had no idea it was going to be that terrifying. The people working there saw how freaked out I was so the next time I went up they stopped it right as I was at the top. After getting over the fact that I might die up there I could appreciate the amazing view. What an awesome experience that was!! That night it was one of the girls birthdays, so ...