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7th August- Pretty sailing along the Saone River in the direction of Lyon. Just outside the city we saw the Paul Bocuse restaurant. Once we were moored in Lyon we did a city tour beginning with the hill of Fourviere to see the beautiful cathedral and city views. Many wonderful mosaics on the interior walls. Then it was down to the old city below the hill. Went through one of the hidden lane ways called traboules used by the silk weavers to transport ...
smooth cruising through my intern-ship
I left the US to go to France to experience the professional life in a two month intern-ship. The student rhythm and the professional one being very different, I was able to fully enjoy the city between the night trips to the Rhône and the few week-end walking here and there. ...
... and being Sunday, everything is closed except for the bakeries and cafes in the old town.
Had crepes for afternoon tea today, very nice.
Had a caberet style singer on board tonight, she was hilarious and dragged some of the Australian friends into her act, laughed so much my jaw ached.
... cous-based salad), quiche, wine, etc. It was a fun, enjoyable gathering, and we felt very welcome – a nice French afternoon! During the party, the rain actually stopped and the sun came out too, which was the icing on the cake. (And speaking of cake, they had two cakes – one with a big red maple leaf on it, and one that said “Bienvenue”. Very thoughtful!)
When everyone left, Marc offered to take us back ...
... that night too, which was annoying, I don't like rain. But at the end of the night, we were hiding under the bridge to shelter from the rain, and he kissed me. If you can image the scene, it's so totally stereotypically French. The light rain, the street lights, under an old bridge. He's a massively eager beaver. Wanted to make sure he'd locked in the next date. So we went to see a movie on the Sunday night with his sister and brother-in-law. ...
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