Green transport corridor in Lyon, France. Click image to enlarge & visit this board http://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/streets-for-everyone/  for more sustainable urban transit.

Green transport corridor in Lyon, France. Click image to enlarge & visit this board http://www.pinterest.com/slowottawa/streets-for-everyone/ for more sustainable urban transit.

Old books store in Lyon, France (books man by bellisario :: photography, via Flickr)

Old books store in Lyon, France (books man by bellisario :: photography, via Flickr)

Lantern Festival, Lyon, France

Lantern Festival, Lyon, France

Orange Cube, Lyon, built designed by Jakob+MacFarlane. #architecture  The city of the future, Lyon is the site of an important urban-renovation. Orange Cube built by Jakob+MacFarlane, is a sculptural volume. Its orange metal mesh color was inspired by the color of minium, red lead, an oxidation product of other lead minerals.

Orange Cube, Lyon, built designed by Jakob+MacFarlane. #architecture The city of the future, Lyon is the site of an important urban-renovation. Orange Cube built by Jakob+MacFarlane, is a sculptural volume. Its orange metal mesh color was inspired by the color of minium, red lead, an oxidation product of other lead minerals.

Le Tire Bouchon: Believe it or not, this was the first new word I learned while studying in France this summer.  Le tire bouchon means corkscrew; what one uses to remove the matter standing between you and  wine.  A friend later told me that this is indeed the most important word in the French language.  Bien-sûr-

Le Tire Bouchon: Believe it or not, this was the first new word I learned while studying in France this summer. Le tire bouchon means corkscrew; what one uses to remove the matter standing between you and wine. A friend later told me that this is indeed the most important word in the French language. Bien-sûr-

Orange Cube, Lyon, France by Jakob+MacFarlane Architects #architecture ☮k☮

Orange Cube, Lyon, France by Jakob+MacFarlane Architects #architecture ☮k☮

Lyon, France. I had the good fortune to visit Lyon some years ago. What a marvelous city! Rich in history and so Old World.

Lyon, France. I had the good fortune to visit Lyon some years ago. What a marvelous city! Rich in history and so Old World.

Lyon, France

Lyon, France

Lyon, France. Fontaine Bartholdi sur la Place des Terreaux et Hôtel de Ville en arrière-plan.

Lyon, France. Fontaine Bartholdi sur la Place des Terreaux et Hôtel de Ville en arrière-plan.

Lyon - Montée de la Grande Côte -  Les pentes de la Croix Rousse

Lyon - Montée de la Grande Côte - Les pentes de la Croix Rousse

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