ResidHotel Lyon Lamartine
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... colours of the trees and the brilliant green of the grass was amazing.
E failed to get any lunch as we discovered that 11:11 is a bank holiday in France and everywhere was closed! So we arrived at the hotel at 5:00 pm and were starving! We checked in and the owner kindly provided us with pate and bread and a glass of red....perfect!
... of the buildings at the confluence.
A bit of topography: Lyon was begun on a hill, and spread downward to a slim parcel of land between the two rivers, and then beyond. The slim piece of land between the two rivers is a sort of peninsula, called the Presqu'ile, meaning "almost an island". The part called "vieux Lyon" or old Lyon, is west of the Presqu'ile and up on the hill. Standing out on the top if the beautiful Notre Dame ...
... isn't all pretty postcards as we passed a giant nuclear power plant and many factories. You won't find that on a tea towel, but still an important part of French industry. Lyon has a big city feel, and it took us some time working out the transit system to get to our next lovely apartment. We were greeted by Stephan, a very enthusiastic guy who clearly loves Lyon and gave us lots of good suggestions to visit. So off we went for a walk to ...
... couple of times to enjoy the sights, I am not sure what I was looking at but the architecture was stunning. The boardwalk was a constant stream of people, there were families and children playing in the parks one of them was a water station where the kids could siphon and pour and drain the water through the system.
I then went looking for a some where to eat thinking I would find a lovely bakery with baguette or the ...
... same mobile phone company store as we saw in Paris, so Maclean went in there to see if they had the right SIM card, while Sloan and Lochy went on the hunt for some ice cream and drinks. Sure enough, the store had what we needed and like every phone company around the world, it took about 45 minutes for me to complete the purchase of a small SIM card for 9 euros ($12), Honestly, you'd think I was buying state secrets for the difficulty involved. In any event, the deal was done and ...