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The ship arrived in Lyon after lunch; we boarded a bus and toured around with a stop at one of the last family-owned silk scarf manufacturers. That was really impressive, and I don't even go for silk scarves! They use ~20-40 'screens' per design, they mix the paint with arabic gum so it's thick enough to stick to the silk but still thin enough to spread. They staple the silk to the workbench, which is long enough for, um, 6-8 scarves to be ...
... its cobblestone pedestrian streets, trudging up its ancient staircases, admiring its gardens, fountains, and trees. I love crossing rivers to meet Logan as he gets off his school bus. I love that with all of its age, historical importance, romanticism, and charm, Lyon is fully alive with people enjoying life...and almost no one has thought to rope it off and make a grab for ...
... husband from a prison no-one usually left alive.
Our final excursion for the day was along La Saone. We arrived a bit early, so we had a drink at a riverside bar, in the sunshine. I could get used to this holiday business.
This river cruise had commentary, including in English, which I appreciated. As much as I don't like boats, cruises provide a different perspective of a city. There was this old fort that looked like it had grown out ...
... to the river.
Once we were on the river we sat down, and both decided to write. The day couldn't have been better, and one of the best parts about Lyon was were were not on a tight schedule to see everything. We got to stroll the city and take it all in.
I will be very sad to leave this city tomorrow, and wish that I could stay here forever, but I am excited for our journey to continue! I know in my future I will come back here, no matter what!
... water cups. During meals we are all chronically thirsty because they just don't drink water.)
Every other store you pass is a shoe store. This is not an exaggeration at all.
When you're not passing a shoe store you're passing a patisserie, which unfairly displays their eclairs and macaroons in the window because they know you'll start drooling and walk in.
You order a coffee and on your second sip realize the whole thing is already gone.
You feel like Will ...