Pavillon de la Rotonde & Spa
Travel Blogs from Charbonnieres-les-Bains
Well...last day today. We got an earlier start today and made our way to the subway station. We took the subway (and only took the wrong subway once) to a different area of Lyon called "Croix-Rousse". We did some sightseeing and shopping, checked out the markets in the morning then had lunch at a wonderful little cafe. We had a guided tour booked after lunch which brought us through the silk district. Again we were shown many of the Traboules, some of these more artistic than those of ...
... not, but he seems nice. He really wanted to make tagine, which is a Moroccan dish, but the store that sells hallal chicken was out, damn. So maybe tomorrow night. Really excited about it too, it sounds delicious. My sister was raving about this dish at one point, so I'm excited to have it made my a real Moroccan person. Instead we created a weird dish that was a mix of potatoes and eggs and spices and we ate it with bread. He didn't like it, I thought it was quite original ...
... French foods; they're very fresh and usually made/grown in France!
Leaving Versailles was quite depressing, I loved the whole idea of exploring the city. I felt as if there was so much more to see, I could have easily spent a week just in Versailles! Ben and I did some crazy manoeuvres , shifting lanes within a second to spare, circling roundabouts numerous times so we could work out the right exits and the best yet; Ben did a whole U ...
... explaining to them that they had all, but one, been killed by enemy fire or mortar in the Somme in WWI. For this generation not to repeat the mistakes of the past, there is no better way than to convey the horrors of war.
It is also a family of modern day troubadours. The Marchetto clan, second cousins, are a family of musicians. The father and two sons travel around the region singing for various pubs, bars or restaurants, and we were delighted to spend an ...
... They jibber jabber in French for a bit and the manager or someone says that we can’t ride a certain train because that company doesn’t let EUrail tickets work or some such French-nonsense. Alright…looks like we’re taking the 25 hour train and I’m going to try not to go fisty cuffs with these French people. (By the way halfway through our train ride we look it up, our EUrail tickets work just fine on that line that they ...
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