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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Florence III: Opening Night Continued

New Generation Festival-Night I I find the second half of the opera to be much more enjoyable than the first and once the show ends, I go in search of the restroom. When I come out, I make my way to the room where a Jazz band is set up for the next phase of […]

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A Day in Auray

I accompanied Louise to the local open market this morning.  After she purchased some vegetables, we stepped right across the street to visit the stately church overlooking the market. I admired the stained glass windows and Angel statues and I loved having the reminder that Angels are all around me throughout this trip. After the […]

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Dancing in Plougastel- ft. Pleyben

On Friday, Richard picked me up and I met Lara who is also a member of the traditional Breton dance team. She is really nice and on the ride to Plougastel Richard made a detour to a Calvin church in Pleyben and I took some pictures. I’m definitely going to be going there again maybe […]

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The Yannick Noah Concert

The Yannick Noah concert was lively. En route to the concert I learned that Yannick Noah was a French tennis player turned singer who is actually the father of Joachim Noah, an NBA player. The stadium was filled and even though I knew none of his music I still had a good time and I loved the […]

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