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France, Lyon

Random photos of Lyon at night.

July 9, 2013
Lyon is pretty during the day and enigmatic at night. I specially love the Fourviere area, of course. The photos of Lyon at night below were all taken with an iphone, explains the grainy result of it. One of my favorite shots of Lyon at night. The trees with the lights gave it a dramatic effect, yes? The Parliament which I discovered by accident when I took the wrong turn to go to Pont Bonaparte. At night, the bouc

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France, Lyon

Things To Do in Lyon: Visit Croix Rousse

July 7, 2013
I’m pretty sure that there were a lot of other things to see in Croix Rousse than what I’ve seen when I went there. It was the last full day of my vacation and I was just totally beat. All I really wanted at that time was to lay down on a beach somewhere, sip a margarita while I observe the life around me pass by, too bad there was no beach in Lyon. To top it all off, I decided to visit this area when

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France, Lyon

Where I Ate in Lyon: Le Panier du Chef

June 26, 2013
If you’re getting fat, do it in style and where else can you do it more stylish than in the gastronomy capital of France itself – Lyon. Lyon has a lot of restaurants not to mention the mini stalls that they have all around town to sell you crepes, merengues, ice creams or just about any food that you can eat while walking that you can think of. So yes, I’ve been eating almost the whole time that

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France, Lyon

Things To Do in Lyon: Visit Parc de la Tete d’Or

June 24, 2013
Parc de la Tete d'Or
The weather was fantastic when I visited Parc de la Tete d’Or. Unlike the very cold Paris where I came from before I went to Lyon, it was relatively hotter in this part of France in April. I had to buy normal shoes as I only brought one pair of boots with me for this trip, the light packer that I am. I love parks in Europe. I’ve been to quite a few but Parc de la Tete d’Or is probably the best

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France, Popular Posts, Strasbourg

Things To Do in Strasbourg: Walk around the fairytale village of La Petite France.

May 23, 2013
What I like most about France in general is the country is so big that going from one corner of it to another gives you a totally different ambiance and scenery. No cities will look alike, well at least during this trip that I did. Strasbourg is a city in the north-eastern part of France and is very close to Germany. Whenever I tell someone that I’m going to Strasbourg, the first question they always ask is w

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France, Paris

Things To Do in Paris: Take a nap at the Luxembourg Gardens

May 19, 2013
I already had a clear idea in my mind that I will spend at least half a day in this garden which I have missed to visit the first time I was in Paris. It was one of the places that I was looking forward to visit for this trip, this and the Sacre Coeur. I bought an eclair, hot coffee and water from the bakery just across the garden before entering the park. It was a perfect park day as it was not very chilly. It was

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