Lyon, France

Trip Start Mar 10, 2008
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Trip End Jun 30, 2008


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Sunday, April 6, 2008

We didn't spend any time in Lyon, just wanted to show our travel route and add some photos.

There have been noticeable differences changing countries. Which of course is nice because that's why you travel.

First, I have to remember to say 'bonjour' not 'hola' and 'merci' not 'gracias' etc.

Secondly, the French are more refined in their building architecture, their language, food, clothing etc.

Thirdly, no more COBBLESTONES!! Occassionally in the old city centres walking throughout the maze of streets we find cobblestones otherwise everything is pavement or concrete.

Last but not least for now in our observations, the Spanish and Portuguese love their night life! Henry in particular enjoyed the evening strolls at 9:00 p.m., stopping for an espresso and dessert to people watch and then head home. France closes shop at about 8:00 p.m. and you're hard pressed to find a cafe or anyone strolling. Maybe we'll lose weight in this country san dessert:)
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tigerkhoffman
tigerkhoffman on

Hello fro Greece
Looks like you will have a change of pace here !
Get to relax a little , the fast food looks yummy to me ! Love Kathy

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