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Five things to do in Lyon

Go on a city tour with a difference!  The Cyclopolitain tour allows you to take in this fascinating city whilst your cyclist does all the work.  We went around the Renaissance district dating back to the 15th and 16th centuries (UNESCO … Continue reading

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Five things to do in Grenoble …

Visit a necropolis! Le Musée archéologique Grenoble Saint-Laurent is part Son et Lumiere installation, part cemetery and part active architectural dig – all housed in a very clever, steel and glass infrastructure for this is also Grenoble’s archeology museum. Take the bubble to … Continue reading

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A Gourmet Paradise: Les Halles de Lyon Paul Bocuse

If you love food, then you will love Les Halles de Lyon – Paul Bocuse for this is truly foodie heaven.  Just slightly out of the centre where we were staying but easy to navigate, this indoor food market boasts nearly 60 … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Trees

On our travels, we love coming across unusual art installations and this unique flower tree definitely caught our eye whilst we were on a trip to Lyon, Rhône-Alpes last year. We spotted the bright colours and large quirky design from … Continue reading

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In the Frame – Near the Bastille Bubble, Grenoble

I snapped this photo rapidly by reflex whilst waiting for the Bastille Bubble cable car in Grenoble, Rhône-Alpes, France – wondering if it was even in focus.  It has now become one of my favourite images, framed by the window of the … Continue reading

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