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SB2013 – Milan, Italy

SB2013 – Milan, Italy

After our whirlwind trip in Venice we were off to Milan. Our decision about which Italian cities to visit was left to convenience…there was a 2+ hour train between the two cities and direct flights into Venice and Milan from Marseille. Also, we didn’t think Rome was a great idea since we had so little time. … Continue reading

Purchases

Purchases

So after many web searches and taking all of my readers advice from your awesome comments on my Photographic Thoughts post I wanted to share with all of you what I purchased in terms of Camera, backpack and a recent book purchase as well (random but worth sharing).   Camera: I decided I wanted a … Continue reading

Demain, dès l’aube

For my French class today we were to read Victor Hugo’s Demain, dès l’aube. I loved it! I will say this though, understanding the depth of poetry in my native language is hard enough, figuring out nuances in a second…takes a while. Anyway, I leave you with this:   Demain, dès l’aube Demain, dès l’aube, à … Continue reading

French, or foe? by Polly Platt

French, or foe? by Polly Platt

What an excellent book! French or Foe? I have gotten into reading books about traveling and living in France to prepare myself for my journey. I realize nothing will prepare me for the cultural and language shock but hey, I can try to figure out the social etiquette and whatnot before I show up. It has everything … Continue reading

How are things?

How are things?

Wow, I have neglected my blog and for that I am sorry. I really do think this is going to be such an excellent resource and community as I move abroad … I don’t want to lose you guys out there! Your readership and always supportive comments are so wonderful! Thank you! So … How … Continue reading