Florence V: Just My Luck- Part 3

New Generation Festival-Night II During intermission, I head to the food station in the garden with Anne and she helps me place my order in Italian. Anne enjoys a gelato while I eat my vegetarian sandwich and we have a lively discussion about her experiences living in Italy. When I get back to my seat […]

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Florence V: Just My Luck- Part 2

New Generation Festival-Night II First came his violin. Then his voice speaking mutedly to whoever is beside him. I am unable to see him due to a structural obstruction and when he soon walks up to the stage I still can’t see him at all. He is basically wedged between two large statues, one of […]

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Florence V: Just My Luck

New Generation Festival-Night II When my alarm wakes me up, I head to the bathroom to get ready and this time I am not as nervous as I get dressed. I don’t try to leave a bit earlier as I did the night before and I don’t even put as much effort (or time) into […]

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St. Paul de Vence

On Friday I went to le village of St. Paul de Vence. I really loved it there. The art exhibition/galleries, the artwork, the stores- several of which sold jams, and honey, and candy. It is a very charming place. We (Stacia, Sarena, Brandon) did have trouble earlier finding the bus stop departing from Nice but […]

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Cannes: the Arts, the Crafts, and the Glory

On Saturday we took the SNCF train to Cannes where we walked by the parts of the city where the Cannes Film Festival happens. I saw the 24 Steps of Glory (and of course Chanel just had to live right across the street). There was also some yachting event going on but (sadly) I wasn’t […]

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