Bienvenue and Bonjour!!

Team Verte reporting from Lyon, France here. We are enjoying every minute of this wonderful experience but getting here was, at times, a bumpy experience. We endured over 24 hours of travel that included ‘excess poundage’ and narrowly evading exorbitant fees at the Columbus Airport (after sharing 8 pounds of breakfast bars amongst two team members to keep checked luggage weight down), one member almost not being allowed to board the flight, and another member popping ‘ludes on the flight and still being unable to sleep (and repeating ‘hang up the phone’ to other team members).

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Once we got our cars, we soon encountered the extremely expensive consequences of taking a wrong turn on French highways, as they demand you pay when you get off and when you reenter the highway.

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After getting settled in to our great hotel, we immediately raced to get the ‘best burgers in Lyon’ at Rem’s Pub, or Remy Danton’s, as we dubbed it.

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Remy Danton indeed makes the greatest burgers this side of the Rhone.

Finally, we took a bus tour around Lyon on Sunday to experience the city. Photos of the highlights are below.

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