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On the road in Lyon, Ecole des Trois Ponts, and Provence

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We're not there yet ...
... but if all goes according to plan, at this time tomorrow we'll be in the air over the Atlantic on our way to France. We'd like to thank all the Fodorites who helped us in so many ways while we planned this trip.

When on vacation, we stay in touch with our family via e-mail, usually by dropping in to so-called "Internet Cafés". So I thought, as long as I'm there, why not drop a line to all our Fodor Friends?

Obviously, I'm not going to spend oodles of my vacation time writing a lengthy trip report. That will have to await my return. But perhaps I can say a word or two on some of the topics we discussed in our various posts: SIM cards, QWERTY keyboards, cashing in Francs, what to buy, what to paint, what is the Ecole des 3 Ponts like, and lots and lots of restaurant recommendations (we intend to eat shamelessly).

We're creating this thread to gather these in one place. No promises - if we don't have the time, you'll have to wait until we get back. But if you see this thread Pop to the Top, it probably will mean we've posted something from France.

Where we'll be when:
9/17 Arrive in Lyon on TGV from CDG
------- 2 nights at Hôtel des Artistes
9/19 Drive to Roanne
------- 6 days at Ecole des Trois Ponts studying French
9/25 Drive to Bonnieux
------- 4 nights at Le Clos du Buis
9/29 Drive to Mazan
------- 4 nights at Cante Perdrix
10/3 Return to Lyon, Hôtel des Artistes
10/4 Return flight from Lyon to CDG to US

- Margie & Larry

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