Category Archives: Europe 2018

Pérouges et Paris

Yesterday Mark rented a car and we drove 30 minutes east to the picturesque medieval hill town of Pérouges. We wandered the cobbled streets, explored the gothic church and had a nice lunch. The morning fog cleared and the day … Continue reading

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Silk

If you look up canut in a French dictionary you won’t find it. Canut, like bouchon, is a word that only exists in Lyon (and maybe a Norwegian social club). No one seems to know where it came from but … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Lyon

We’ve been in Lyon for 3 nights now and I’m finally getting my feet under me. Saturday we took the metro to Presqu’ile, a peninsula formed where Saône and Rhône rivers converge. It is the heart of Lyon. Our first … Continue reading

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Once More Into the Breach Dear Friends

After a mind and body numbing 14 hours on planes and in airports we arrived in Lyon the food capital of France. My cousin Ann and her husband Mark met us where the shuttle train from the airport dropped us. … Continue reading

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