Novotel Lyon Gerland
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Clean, well run, rooms were "Paris" small but comfortable
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... through Airbnb again. As is becoming my usually I've put together a video of Lyon, which includes: - Old town streets - Théâtres Gallo-romains (amphitheatre) - Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière (best view in Lyon) - Hidden passages in the old town - Wait for the last picture - something is a little different with the windows, can you see ...
... visibly excited and they started to talk in French to each other. My French translation is I think this might be the first time they've seen a close up of that statue. I just can't believe that's the case but I asked if they had e-mail and I would send them photos. I have been formally invited to stay with Martine the next time I visit Lyon. Cool! I spent the rest of the afternoon meandering down the hill stopping at the Cathedral St. Jean which is the home base ...
... indoors and hey think nothing of it. It is a cultural difference that I still find shocking. After the port, we went to a restaurant where we sat in an outdoor room covered in glass (almost like a greenhouse/sun room). I got a delicious grilled chicken salad and some fruit. I also ended the meal with an espresso and cookie. Delicious! As we finished up lunch, we got back on the bus and drove further to the FedEx agency in Marseille. At that point ...
... always learning something new! Got on the train & the 5+ hr trip began. By the time we got to Lyon Part Dieu we were happy to alight. A very interesting trip. The train stopped 16 times before finally stopping at Lyon Part Dieu. Let me list them for you: Sens, Joigny, Laroche-Migennes, St Florentin-Vergigny, Tonnerre, Nuits-sous-Ravières, Montbard, Les Laumes-Alesia, Dijon, Beaune, Chagny, Chalon-sur-Saone, Tournus, Macon-Ville, ...
We started our day off this morning by preparing for our train ride to Lyon. We were packed and ready to go by 9:30. We found our station easily, and sat in front of the screens to figure out what platform our train would be coming in on. When our train finally flashed the platform number we were on our way, and one of the first people to the train. We quickly stored our luggage and got a seat with a table! What more could we ask for... then a Greek God ...