Mercure Lyon Charpennes
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... colours of the trees and the brilliant green of the grass was amazing.
E failed to get any lunch as we discovered that 11:11 is a bank holiday in France and everywhere was closed! So we arrived at the hotel at 5:00 pm and were starving! We checked in and the owner kindly provided us with pate and bread and a glass of red....perfect!
... factor in the quality of the vintages. We walked around the village which has many limestone buildings and is very pretty. It’s also old, so more narrow, steep streets! We were taken for a wine tasting – one of the best ever as the sommelier gave us a crash course in wine tasting! We tried 3 wines: a white, and 2 reds which the sommelier used to demonstrate the impact of the year, the blend of grapes and the age ...
... very nice. We ordered a glass of champagne to start, a little happy anniversary toast. Then we ordered from a menu that offered a 2, 3 or 4 plate option plus cheese and dessert. We opted for the 3 course option (2 would have been more than enough) and we got a bottle of premier Cru Chablis. Dinner was excellent...foie gras, prawns, fish, beef...it was all very good but we were stuffed. Then they brought us each a cheese course ...
... lying on the floor between the sidewalk and the street. They were trying to wake him but to no avail, another man was on the phone. I assume he was a homeless guy who died of starvation or malnutrition in his sleep. The scene was pretty tragic, on the way back I saw the paramedics taking a body bag to the back of the ambulance. The sad thing about both scenes was the fact that there was a restaurant right next to them filled with people stuffing their faces. ...
... basilica's I have ever seen. Golden mosaics sparkled from the rooftops as rainbow light flooded in through the stunning lead light windows. The basilica smelt of candles and insense and Imogen and I found it only fitting to sit and take a moment to enjoy the beauty we were surrounded by. We took the train back down the hill and went to meet Michel who took us back to the house to freshen up. Michel and Pascale invited us to join them for dinner and took us ...