December

The south of France sure helped take the *ber* out of December. Ha… But I guess it hasn’t been so chilly back home in Maine either. Back home, balmy snow-adverse temperatures of 52º are laughing at my wish for a white Christmas. Lot’s of artificial white around here though, in Aix, and it’s been here…

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Nov. pt.2

I can’t believe how the time passes. November slipped away from me quickly as I passed its last weekend in Greece, without computer, forgetting to upload the posts I had written on previous plane rides: here’s the last half of November’s documentation; November Part 2 What else can I say? The second half of November…

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Woah! Where did the month go? Nov. pt.1

I can’t believe how the time passes. November slipped away from me quickly as I passed its last weekend in Greece, without computer, forgetting to upload the posts I had written on previous plane rides: here’s the first half of November’s documentation; November, part I. What else can I say? November’s been fantastic so far….

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End of October! 

On Paris metro 5 right now: service from place d’italie to bobigny/Pablo Picasso. Speaking of Pablo Picasso, I was graced with the opportunity to go to the Picasso Mania a few days ago at the Musee d’Orsay. For free! Technically, most publicly operated museums and tourist attractions around Europe grant free entrance to only EU…

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October pt. I

First half of Octobre came and went pretty fast. In one week I’ll have finished mid-terms and be outward bound for Paris and Rome and more Paris.. fall break. I wonder what I would’ve done for fall break at Rollins, were I back home. I wonder what everyone else did. I can’t remember what I…

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End of September

Almost a month now into Aix-en-Provence. The end of September and it’s time to write another 250 words. France has been treating me very well. Last I left you, I had visited Paris, Champagne, La Ciota, and Nice. I also spent a day on the beautiful beaches of St. Tropez where the water is so…

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10 Days in

France is funny.   It’s more foreign than I thought it would be.   I spent a month in Rwanda; I knew that would be foreign. I expected it. There was no real surprise or difference in Rwanda. I’ve spent a day in Brussels before, and a week in Madrid when I was 14. Brussels…

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To Aix

I like to walk slowly in the aisle between those magic carpets in airports. You know those escalator-esque things that move you in one less dimension than an elevator does and alleviate you one bit more of your abilities as a biped mammal.   I like to climb the stairs, also. And at security, I…

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