|There is always competition from the kids to ride in the front of the automatic trains on line 14|
|This is how the front window is set out - only children are allowed to drive the train|
|I am sure this would have given me nightmares|
|This was one of the games. The waiters are advanced by rolling a ball into a series of holes to gain points|
This was the Velocipede a cycle type roundabout which was very popular
Probably the worst version of Bach's Prelude K565 that I have ever heard. It would have been a little better without the human voice.
|Outside - onion soup and hot wine was available|
We went back to the Gare de Lyon and took a table at Le Train Bleu restaurant. Never look at the prices here but not only is there excellent food and great service but the room is absolutely breathtaking.
|A creme brule au foie gras which Mary was given on the house as she had not ordered a starter. Quite unusual and very rich.|
|The leg of lamb was exceptionally temder|
|This was the ceiling above us|
|The main door leads onto a balcony with a view of Halle 2 of the station|
|This was a quiet period with only one TGV which was loading. When we went in there were at least six.|
|Gare de Lyon|
|The lack of a Christmas Market on the parvis/forecourt allowed us to admire the beautiful tower on the station|
Seeing that we were not pressed for time we decided to take the bus back to Saint Lazare. This was very slow, particularly between the Opera and Saint-Lazaare but it allowed us to go past the viaducts to Bastille, the place de la Republique and the Grands Magazins.