The Pérez In France!
by Patrick Maillot
|We had the pleasure to receive the Pérez family [in the summer of 1997] and we made sure they saw as much as possible during their short stay with us in beautiful Le Grillon [chez Maillot] in Grenoble.||
This is the room they stayed in ...
|But first we had
to make sure they were clean, and sent them for a good bath in
... Looks like they enjoyed it.
|We toured Grenoble,
visited the old town, where the theater shows nice painted
We also were greeted by the gargoyles, but no danger as this was a beautiful day
|Hiking to la
Bastille (a fort atop a mountain north of the city), we enjoyed
a great view that can extend to the Mont Blanc on good
days. We also tried to get rid of one kid but he managed to stick
with us. Bummer :-)
Then on a tour to Lyon, we all went to Fourviere a recent (around 1870) and impressive by its inside mosaic work basilica with a magnificent view on Lyon.
|Our small tour was
all walking and metro, so we did a lot of walking. By the end of the
day [by midnight], everyone was pretty much wiped out. It was time
to say goodbye and Matt, Anita, Julian and Adrian took the train to
sunny Spain. But then Matt decided to visit one last landmark.
Check out the nifty public facilities we have in France :-) -->