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Short trip in Lyon, France

 
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Wazling's pictureby Wazling review
added on 16th of May, 2008

It was a really interesting trip to Lyon. Several reenactment groups have been hired for showing the visitors of the museum of ancient rome the live of an roman soldier and the gauls. More than hundred people were disguised as soldiers and Gauls, useing costumes, that were as clos as possible to the history.

On the three days of the stay we also showed some fights, romans against gauls, always useing the way of fighting archaeology and literature teaches us. The people were really curious about that and liked it. Also for us it was interesting, because after museum was closed, we kept onto live history. I would do that again, if the groups that participate are historically correct.

 

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Halfway between Paris and Montpellier, Lyon is the French capital of fine cuisine and fine film-making. In fact, Lyon is a jack of all trades: in addition to its economic importance, it is famous for its football team, and for being the headquarters of several internationally known institutions. In the past, Lyon was rumoured to be a dark and dreary place, but nowadays its slightly gothic atmosphere is one of its best features. Overall, Lyon is a lively and exciting city with a long history. Most of its buildings, street corners and parks have a story to tell, and if you’re lucky, some café philosopher might even tell you some... Read more »

 
 
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A couple of days in Lyon - Apr 1, 2009, by Wazling
Nice city with some good restaurants where you can taste the real french high quality food. Also cultural the town can offer you something, including a good archaeological museum, with a large part of an preserved roman city, for those who... Read more »

 
 

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