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... m. For our excursion to the silk district where we saw a demonstration on an old loom invented by Mr. Jacquard, patron saint of upholsterers everywhere! Silk scarves and ties were expensive souvenirs I was not tempted to buy. Next stop was a half hour at Des Halles of Paul Bocuse, a smallish but expensive gourmet food market where marinated prawns were$100 a kilo and smoked salmon $60 a kilo. We bought a small local cheese we are yet to savour. ...
... of music show or festival going on there pretty soon so it hardly looks like a roman amphitheatre.
I walked up the street to check out the Basilica Notre Dame of Fourviere. It is a pretty impressive church from the outside, but it is really impressive from the inside. It reminded me a bit of the cathedral in St. Petersburg, just because of all the mosaics inside. It really must be an incredible amount of ...
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. ...
... but I wasn’t too
excited to spend my night there.
As tough as getting into the bed was, getting out of the bed
was another trial. Luckily, Axel and Claire were already downstairs, so I
wasn’t going to embarrass myself in front of them yet another time. As I
descended down the ladder, it fell again with a loud bang! After I recovered
from my shame (seriously, it’s meant for children to do), I realized
... I had a good day today. I've just been at the hostel all day pretty much. I had a long breakfast, talked to my mum a bit, had a shower, sat in bed and read a book and tonight I'll go to work. This week I work a lot, which is nice. Although I should pay more attention to my tips in future I think. Sometimes I forget them, but after realising how little I get paid, tips are going to be important. And things like taking a bike instead of public transport; cooking instead ...
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