I spent all of January traveling in Europe, and a lot of those days were spent in Lyon, France. Lyon became a home base for me as I explored other neighboring countries.
I was able to partly escape the freezing New York winter, and although Lyon was warmer at around 40 degrees Fahrenheit, it was still dreary and overcast most of the time. These photos are from the few days of bright sunshine we had when Mattia and I went gallivanting, happily soaking in vitamin D.
I like Lyon. I woke up each morning to a 30 cent baguette. I don't know how baguettes in France are always so amazing and have the perfect consistency when you tear into them! I spent days eating macarons while wandering around the rivers Saône and Rhône. I loved the cupcake-like buildings and the rivers that wove through the city center. I wasn't used to being in such a small city for days at a time (perhaps I'm spoiled by LA & NY), but I still enjoyed how calm and quietly beautiful the city was.
And no, Mattia did NOT buy me any of those beautiful flowers. But that's another story, haha...