Florence Meltdown

My last full day in Florence was a Sunday. I woke up early in the morning and after breakfast, walked to the Accademia Gallery. I’d been told to expect long lines on this day but there weren’t many people queuing up at the time I arrived. The reason the first Sunday of the month holds […]

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The Synchronicity of Seashells

On Friday, I slept in then was online all day and in the evening we had les coquilles Saint-Jacques for dinner. This is synchronicity because I (along with my fellow program mates) had just had a private tour of Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Jacques in Toulouse last weekend. The coquille (scallop shell/seashell) is the sign/symbol associated with Saint Jacques […]

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