In Digoin On A Boat

i am back. i spent a week on a boat in Digoin, which is in the Bourgogne of France. As for the actual boat tour, i can recommend it, but only with some conditions. First off, i suggest going in the summer when the weather is better. It rained every day and the sun shined […]

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La Fresque Des Lyonnais

There are many murals in Lyon, nearly 60 of them are spread out throughout the city. They are very creative and beautiful, just like the French people. If you are visiting Lyon, then i recommend that you search for the amazing works of art. La Fresque des Lyonnais displays many famous people from Lyon, e.g., […]

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Spring Is Coming

It seems we have been all wondering if spring will ever arrive. The past winter played out like the tagline for the first season of Game of Thrones; Winter is Coming, but unfortunately like an untalented celebrity, e.g., Kardashians, Rihanna, Pitbull and most of the Twilight cast, it over stayed its’ welcome. Last week the […]

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Nice and Naughty Cat

i saw this in a window. i know i have friends that love chats. i do not like them at all, but the sings made me laugh. and next door. i guess the bad cat does not like his image shown. Which cat are you? more to come…

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Perouges Encore

i went for my second visit to Perouges, with Tim and Carol, since i have lived in Lyon, France. It was even better than the first visit because this time i saw goats, really cute ones, and i saw a Frenchman shear sheep. There were some kids from a school on a field trip and […]

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Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière

Finally, i made it to Basilque Notre-Dame de Fourvière. My friends (Tim and Carol) are here in Lyon for a visit, so we have been doing some sight-seeing, drinking excellent wine and enjoying the best food in the world, especially the French bread and cheese. The Basilique is locate above Vieux Lyon and has a […]

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Galette des Rois

Galette des Rois (or King Cake in New Orleans where i grew up) is part of the French tradition for Epiphany. Epiphany is a Christian holiday on January 6 marking the epiphany of the infant Jesus to the Magi, but to many people in New Orleans it is the start of Mardi Gras. It was […]

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Shopping in Lyon

Today begins the three weeks of discount shopping in France. It takes place twice a year, the other time is in June or July, but i cannot remember which day. Sorry. All the shops in the country sell things at a discount, which varies from shop to shop and i guess that it gets cheaper […]

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