Lyon

 
  • Nos Amis Lyonnaise

    28 June '15 -
    Leaving friends and family last year, we hoped life would not be lonely. When you don’t speak the language where you are living, how can you make friends? We have ...
  • Montchat en Fête

    14 June '15 -
    Although we are living in Montchat for only a short time, we have come to love notre beau village de au coeur de Lyon.  Every excursion down the shopping street ...
  • It’s a Big Small World?

    20 May '15 -
    In its 16th century, arcaded building and galleries clad in pink, the Maison des Avocats (House of lawyers) is a beautiful Renaissance building in Vieux Lyon, and home of the ...
  • Yay! A Holiday

    09 May '15 -
    It seems there is a holiday each week during May in France. Last week, it was May Day and even public transportation was shut down. You really have to plan ...
  • Joan and Mel

    03 May '15 -
    We made some new friends, Joan and Mel. They are from the US, got rid of all their stuff, and are traveling kind of like us. We met just in ...
  • A Couple of Days in Lyon … Wandering

    19 April '15 -
    We had a couple of beautiful days wandering about Lyon, clear skies, great temperatures, and spring flowers everywhere. It is truly a grand city. Not much text in this post, ...
  • Lyon, Déjà Vu, and a Birthday Party Too!

    16 April '15 -
    Back when we first began this adventure, we went to St Malo, joined by my brother Mike and his wife Kathy. While there we just happened to meet Nicolas, Lucie, ...
  • My Terrace Afternoon

    09 April '15 -
    Sitting outside on the terrace of our apartment, I am in awe that we are living in Lyon France. For all the traveling we have done, even the 6-8 week ...
  • Home Sweet Monchat

    08 April '15 -
    In the 3rd arrondisemont of Lyon is a small neighborhood known as Montchat. It is here we found an apartment where we feel at home. Primarily a residential area, our ...
  • Lyon … Serendipity Strikes Again

    01 January '15 -
    We were only in Lyon three weeks. Didn’t know how much we’d like the place and we hadn’t even expected the Fête des Lumières. What an incredible four day event ...
  • Fête des Lumières – Night 4

    09 December '14 -
    The final night of the Fête des Lumières is tonight, and we realize that we are tired. We have already walked over five miles going to lunch and visiting the ...
  • Fête des Lumières – Night 3

    08 December '14 -
    Lyon wasn’t really a destination for us when we began our planning. Coming here evolved out of several factors. We had originally planned to search out some warmer climes for ...
  • Fête des Lumières – Night 2

    07 December '14 -
    Together with our new friends Nicolas and Lucie (a great story that will have to wait til later), we returned to the Fête des Lumières. Though most of the images ...
  • Fête des Lumières – Night 1

    06 December '14 -
    Ok, we left Montpellier and have moved to Lyon. I haven’t written about all that, but I will. Often it’s necessary to alter the timeline for things that are exceptional, ...