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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Cagnes-sur-Mer & Menton

Cagnes-sur-Mer I visited Musée Renoir today and the grounds are beautiful. It makes me want to move to the South of France and buy a villa. As I was standing on the second floor balcony, I looked to the right and in the distance, high above, was my next destination. I walked from Renoir’s house […]

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Quimper Night walk

The most amazing thing happened last night. Claire, our school nurse, invited me over to her place near Quimper for the upcoming break and I am ecstatic. This morning, I packed for my trip and the process was fairly simple and stress free. I chose to use my medium size suitcase because I was not […]

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Weekend: Amiens & Paris Part I

Last weekend I was in Amiens. I stayed with Stacia, met her roommate, and also caught up with Sarena. It was nice to reconnect. The journey the was long but when I arrived around 11pm Stacia and her roommate were there to pick me up from the train station which made me happy 🙂 . The […]

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A World of Wonder

Brittany, France I woke up in a cleaning mood today. I’m washing some linens after finally figuring out/mastering the machines (after two failed attempts). This vacation period has been time for me to be introspective and hibernate. What I did was mostly sleep and

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