NOT PARIS – Because there are other cities in France.

A whirlwind weekend. I’m a lucky girl.

This weekend, I was able to spend time with my boyfriend (who has been working in Europe for weeks!) and see some great friends that I used to dance with in Lyon. It was a long flight for 3.5 days of fun, but soooo worth it!!

I lived in Lyon while studying at Lyon III, so I’m very familiar with the 2nd largest city in France (Marseille can dispute it all it wants, Lyon is #2… and IMHO much better than Paris).

As one reader suggested, I made sure to revisit the Gallo-Roman theatres (above, at left), and took time to enjoy espressos and excellent scenery at Les Terreaux (above, right).

Carine Perrier and I enjoyed some time together… and Bill and I gorged ourselves at all the best spots, including Nardone, my favorite little ice cream parlor.

Now I’m back, probably 10 pounds heavier, and certainly not well rested after all of the fun and the flight. 🙂
But yes – I still remember my French!