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Lyon Travel Experiences.

Travel Experiences. Even at 6 am there are people running along the streets, down to the metro station. By 7 am there is a steady stream briskly walking down the street to the nearest open cafe or boulangerie for their … Continue reading

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Monday after Black Friday.

Monday after Black Friday. It occurred to me that while during the whole weekend there were lots of eager shoppers, especially young women, buying up everything on sale, the Monday afterwards might be a more interesting day. It stands to … Continue reading

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Christmas Market, Lyon

Christmas Market, Lyon. When I Googled Christmas Markets Lyon, I got one hit: 140 cabins on Place Carnot turn into a beautiful Christmas Village on November 24 and continue for a month. Naturally all the photos show the place at … Continue reading

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Singing in the Rain.

Singing in the Rain. Lyon climate, or maybe the weather in autumn, is somehow arranged so that if one day is rainy the next day is sunny and clear. Today is Friday, it’s raining heavily, true to the forecast which … Continue reading

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Eglise St. Bonaventure.

Around La Bourse, Lyon. Palais de la Bourse, Palace of Commerce or Stock Exchange, is an imposing large building erected in the nineteenth century in the center of Lyon. It houses the Chamber of Commerce; its large Hall is sometimes … Continue reading

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Searching for Confiture

In Search of Confiture. Looking for some jam or marmalade for breakfast, I enjoyed browsing through the great choice offered. Bonne Maman brand has long been familiar to us; while I have nothing against others we prefer to buy those … Continue reading

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Passerelle du College, Lyon

Passerelle du College, Lyon Rhône is one of the largest rivers in Europe, running from glaciers in the Alps through Switzerland and France. It is much more impressive than the Saône river. There are lots of wide bridges and pedestrian … Continue reading

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