A few days exploring Lyon, city on the Rhone, famous for its silk weaving industry of yore.
|a little of everything in Croix Rousse|
|So many cheeses, so little time|
The lovely Rhone
|Basilica tower stair well|
Our Lyon city card gave us free access to museums and tours, inspiring us to try the basilica roof top tour...
|view from the top|
The Jacquard loom was developed in Lyon and revolutionized the silk weaving industry. It used player-piano type coding on paper read by the machine, replacing complex thread counting by hand that had been used by the Chinese for centuries.
|T ready to board a funiculor in Lyon|
|K with chef in a Lyon "bouchon"|
|Veni, vidi, vici!|
|front of roman theater|
|windblown, in Provence|
|6 speeds and a sunroof--yes!|
|more from the gorge|
|random Provence town shot|
Next stop New York and Cammie! (Turkish Airlines Lyon - Istanbul, 3 hours; Istanbul - NY, 10 hours)