As of today, I have been in Chambéry for two months. This fact is especially remarkable because the last time I was in France, it was for exactly this amount of time. And yet, this has felt like a drop in the bucket compared to that summer. You know what they say….Time flies when you have … More Well, this is nuts.
Moving right along to last weekend!!! Saturday was the birthday of one of my good friends in the program: LANA!!! We planned a day of picnic-ing (or as the French say: faire un pique-nique) in the park that happens to be just behind the apartment Steph and I live in: Parc André Citroën. Yep, like … More Birthday Weekend!
Bonjour Third Grade, à Paris! (Hello, from Paris!) I’ve been here almost 2 weeks now, and I’ve been learning so much. Mrs. Donnelly told me you might want to learn about Paris too, so I made this post for you! This is the Eiffel Tower, the most famous building in all of France! In French … More Bonjour Westgate!!
UPDATE: I’ve learned that a kilometre is equal to .62 miles. Conversely, one mile is 1.6 kilometres. I’m not even good at visually estimating inches…so a lot of good this information is going to do me….
At about 7:30 local time, we arrived at Aeroport Charles de Gaulle!!!! After a long roundabout journey from the terminal through a Beautiful but strangely deserted airport, through border police to baggage claim, I was on a taxi to my next location by 8:45. I stopped first to send mom an email and mentally prepare … More Leg 3: CDG to Ave Félix Faure