Tag: Gare de Lyon

Trip to Gare de Lyon

Located in the heart of 12th arrondissement of Paris, Gare de Lyon welcomes 110 million visitors a year. Trains depart to serve central-eastern and south-eastern France. Built in 1855, and redesigned by the Toulon architect Marius Toudoire for the Universal Exhibition of 1900, the… Continue Reading “Trip to Gare de Lyon”

One from the vaults: Two-day trip to Paris

I’m revisiting our April 2017 trip to Paris with my beloved still in the throes of recovering from the operation to repair his broken hip. This is apt as we’ll be heading off to Paris at the beginning of next month. Yes, it’s finally… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Two-day trip to Paris”

One from the vaults: Two-day trip to Paris

You may recall that back in 2017 my beloved fell off his bike and broke his hip. This was one of the first work-related trips he took a couple of months later. Yes, it’s finally time for my beloved to get back to work… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Two-day trip to Paris”

More Postcards from Paris I

The early morning train journey in winter along the coast is simply splendid. As the sun rises, everything is gilded in soft rose gold light and the sea looks like liquid mercury. Having woken up at 06:00, I felt I should grab some more… Continue Reading “More Postcards from Paris I”

Two-day trip to Paris

Yes, it’s finally time for my beloved to get back to work full-time. He has mastered the crutches and can even walk without them for about 20 metres, so it was time to venture forth and meet one of our long-term clients, based in… Continue Reading “Two-day trip to Paris”