Novotel Lyon Nord Porte de Lyon
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... but the facilities are good and as its all gravel no mud to worry about from the rain!
We took the bus into Lyon for a look around the city with no expectations but it was a nice city and easy to get around.
Now that its dry, we hope it will stay that way as staying / sleeping in the van with the rain pouring down is a pretty miserable place to be!!
... outstanding views of the city. A woman in a tour group outside the Basilica muttered "I think Paris is better", but I suspect her croissant intolerance was acting up, as we've been having a ball in Lyon. Next to the Basilica is a large Roman amphitheatre that we explored on the way down the hill. While there is an adjacent museum, after all the Roman learning of Arles we opted to just wander the ...
... respite from the clamour of Old Lyon and the tourist area of Fourviere Hill. The oldest section was closed off, but we still saw some tombs dating back to early 1800s. One family tomb had 9 members interred dating from 1805, the most recent 2005, imagine being able to keep the family together like this for eternity! Wouldn't happen in NZ. We left the cemetery looking for somewhere to sit and have our picnic. The street sign pointed to an ancient ...
... around the old town through small alleyways dating back to the early 14th century and cobble stone streets leading to shopping squares. A bit touristy but interesting. Dinner tonight is Canelone purchased at the markets and bottle of Pierre Bouree Grand Cru. Sunny day today with temperatures in the 30's but tomorrow is forecast rain so a bit ...
Hi, sorry I have been a bit slack in updating my blog.
So Week 2 in Lyon was an interesting week. This week in class we did, Stock, Sauces, Pasta and Potatoes. Which in most cases this meant butter, butter and butter. Just when you think you have had enough butter, you just need to add a little more.
At the end of the week we even used butter as a decoration. I have attached photos of our beautiful butter roses.
After the first week everyone ...
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