Novotel Lyon Bron
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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!
... found that at least one waiter in each place could speak enough English to communicate with us. They even smiled at us which is how we knew they weren't completely annoyed. We stuck with the phrase "parlez-vous anglais" (do you speak English) and "merci" (thank you). On a few occasions we attempted to communicate with others in the city and it was always a bad sign when we'd say do you speak English (in French) and they'd respond in what sounded like very long sentences in French. ...
... a bit sad but also a but relieved to not have a car any more! We then went & had lunch by which time it was 3.00. So we were quite looking forward to it & a bit worried that they may not serve us as some places don't take orders after 1.30. But we were in luck& they did. We then walked down the river to go on a boat cruise or so we thought but it was actually just a water bus & there were so many people there everyone didn't get on- ...
... were still pretty busy as the lunch hour approached.
We both wanted a sandwich for lunch but quickly realized that sit down restaurants and cafes here don't do sandwiches. We opted for crepes since we had been in France for two weeks and had yet to have one. Good choice, they were delicious and we enjoyed a glass of rose along side.
... some french in there, they will do their best to meet you half way.
Lyon is not in a hurry. *Dam dam DAM!!!* This is the sound that the announcer at the train station makes plays before each statement, about every thirtieth second. Both me and Alina were close to a nervous breakdown after spending one hour at the station doing some internet browsing. I think this is not a coincidence. Nothing bad about the french at all, but so far it's like most of ...