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Travel Impressions.

Winter travel gives one an opportunity to experience several seasons in a short period of time, and to see various customs and traditions in action. On our way to Europe we saw lots of Christmas decorations everywhere, though sometimes they … Continue reading

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WHAT YOU SEE

WHAT YOU SEE. Leaving a place you hope to see again is different from consciously visiting a place you may never come back to. You may try to get a feel of a town or area, walk around – and … Continue reading

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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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