Radisson Blu Hotel, Lyon
Travel Blogs from Lyon
... there for a few days before I relocated to Chelsea to finish my time in London. Chelsea is quite a wealthy area and to walk from there into the city you walk past a lot of museums and harrods, which was quite an experience. I then moved on to Newcastle for a weekend. And that was a whooole different experience. The land of the Geordie certainly delivered. Wow. A night out in Newcastle is something not easily forgotten. Fake tans and shorts ...
... to appreciate it, reluctantly. But if I'm honest with this blog, I have to admit, it's not the worst. I still wouldn't really recommend France, but it's not a horrible country. I think my mum will like it. To quote my friend Gliece, 'tourists love France. Anyone who doesn't live here likes France.' She's right. I think everyone has an amicable but reluctant tolerance for France. The people who live here find beauty in the places first, and some of the ...
... they are working, it tends to be pretty long hours. But I think I could get
over that if I got 5 weeks of vacation every year! And that’s not
including sick days and maybe a few added days depending on your company and
Last week was our first week of February vacation. The kids
went to daycare most of the day, so I had plenty of time to myself. This week,
we are in the Alps. I know; life is hard. And I really am becoming more ...
... a really well known political science school so there's lots of classes I'm checking out that seem really interesting. So far I've been to the the New Russia, Contemporary Geopolitics, and Vietnam in the 20th century. The last one a bunch of us went to and I wanted to run away after the first five minutes because I had no clue what he was saying. So the immersion is not easy. More culture shocks: all the doors are push instead if pull, so people can tell I'm foreign right off ...
... the one who says she likes the 'buzz' of having lots of people around, whilst I generally don't like crowds. Back to our part of of town for a spot of window and wine shopping, then we're off up the funicular to visit the magnificent Notre-Dame de Fourvière cathedral that looks down on Lyon from the hill above us. Outside again, we look down on the darkening city, and snap a couple of long-distance photos of what we think is the Tour Rose in our courtyard (but turns out to be ...
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