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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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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Great Things Come Instantaneously

Brittany, France Last night I ran with Louise. We jogged for an hour and it wasn’t so bad. I’ll be fit before you know it. Louise did point out a statue of three singing sisters that I’ll need to return to during the day. She also recommended a restaurant which I’ll go to once my […]

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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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Lit to Jams

Nice, France So yesterday I woke up late (my phone was updating software so the alarm didn’t go off), my hair wouldn’t cooperate, and I was not pleased when I saw the score for my literature midterm. I was so unsettled I had to leave class to figure things out.  I emailed my professor and […]

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La Havane + Salsa

Yesterday I went to dinner with Marthe, Brandon and three of their friends at La Havane, a Cuban bar/restaurant. The ambiance was great and there was live music. I danced a bit of salsa with one of the guys and then later with the group.

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