Scenic Florence

I feel so much brighter today. I spent my mid-morning finishing the walking tour of Florence then made a pit stop at the Piazza Santa Croce before crossing the river to the other side of Florence. The walk alongside the river was pleasant. I visited the Rose Garden, which is quite beautiful, before climbing the […]

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Lyon III

Sarena and I visited Bellecour to take pictures of St Exupery’s statue with The Little Prince. Le Petit Prince images and references are scattered throughout Lyon. Afterward we headed to the Musée des  Confluences. The architecture is amazing and the huge ONLY LYON sign is only a few feet from the museum. We went by […]

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Rennes: First Time Around + Video

After making it into bed the night of my unexpected trip to Rennes, I slept in, got up in the afternoon and went to a small shopping center to get a change of clothes. After leaving the shopping center, I got lunch next door and it was a delicious sandwich. I then walked around the […]

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Canal in Brittany

I will be spending the next few months living in Northwestern France in the region known as La Bretagne or rather Brittany (to the English speaking world). Being in Paris for the past seven days had been a hectic experience and I was glad to be moving on to my new town where I will be teaching for […]

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Bus Tour of Nice

Today we went on an open bus tour around Nice. The town is really beautiful. We got off at the stop for Musée Matisse and went through an ancient amphitheater- Arène de Cimiez, past the museum (which was a pink house), through the park and garden- Parc et Jardin des Arènes de Cimiez, into a Franciscan church […]

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