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Name: Bernard
Hometown: Lyon, France
Location: Lyon, France
Join Date: August 11, 2008
Contributions: bernard69 has written about 392 places, shared 11,321 photos, left 9,390 comments, and smiled 28,737 times.
Interested in: just browsing!
Travel Plans
Villeurbanne, France
dream destination
should be a great journey!
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
fluent in French slang,mumbling a very broken Frenglish, German and proven├žal,some words in Italian Italy is my second homeland!Five, perhaps seven or eight words in Bahasa Indonesia with gecko,batik satay,orang utan,durian,selamat jalan and Bintang...bagus!
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
In 2008,in Nusa Lembongan Indonesia, meeting Urip,a friendly and clever guy without any proper arms ,no hands as such....using a cellphone and PC!
In 2008:I missed in Apia Samoa ,my first of 4 home flights cos I have confused am and pm!!!!
My fabulous snorkelling trip in Maldives in 2009!
The 2010 one in Mayreau St Vincent and Grenadines:a meeting with a red frogfish one meter from the shore but the west-east jetlag was terrific:)
In 2011 the sardines "walls" around Pescador island, Moalboal Philipines, our meetup with Hadi in Spore and Moo Moo in Khao Lak Thailand,a fantastic snorkeling with a whale shark in Maldives.
In 2012 the find of a lovely nautilus on the shore of Cubadak island in Sumatra,the Bromo area in Java...snorkeling with mantas and watching whales in French Polynesia...Rotorua volcanic area in North Island New Zealand
I'm 71
travelling with Danielle,my favorite spouse.SEA is OUR FAV DESTINATION.SNORKELING and LAZING are a must for me.
Stuck to oral stage,I like nice FOOD,even expensive but I am not afraid of hostels.A trip without some good food is a waste!

Worn out,we tolerate only few old stones and 1 or 2 Museum!

"Culture is roughly anything we do and the monkeys don't" Lord Raglan
jendara says:
Happy Birthday Bernard:)
Feliz Cumplea├▒os Bernard:)
Posted on: Apr 14, 2018
row-zzzzz says:
What's your FB name ... I'll add you or here's mine!!

Sincerely, Roselle
Posted on: Apr 12, 2018
homeres says:
Posted on: Apr 05, 2018
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bernard69's Travel Blogs

Gastronomic and Michelin rated restaurants in LYON and around
Jun 01, 2009 – Feb 14, 2012
As Lyon is THE ( or one of the best)gastronomic city of France,so of the WORLD( I'm joking),I would try to show its best cuisin…
Overview 1,400 words 201 182 604
First glance but not the last at Apulia Italy!
Dec 27, 2011 – Jan 02, 2012
Bari, Italy -› Ostuni, Italy -› …
another Italian New Year:Puglia,Apulia is an amazing area off the beaten track
Overview 1,571 words 175 32 313
Jan 21, 2009 – Sep 16, 2011
Internationally famous,French cuisine reaches its highpoint in Lyon,where people worship good cuisine.Lyon is said to have the …
Overview 2,303 words 370 398 736
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bernard69's Travel Reviews

Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in ROCHE SAINT SECRET , France
Nestled amongst the vines,lavanderfields and truffle-producing oak trees in the cente…
This review was featured on Thursday June 28th, 2012
Average priced "Hotels & Accommodations" in Solo, Indonesia
I stayed only one night in this modern hotel that used to be a bank that went bankrupt before re…
Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Bukittinggi, Indonesia
We only stayed a weekend in this hotel out of town and very hard to find if you miss…