French Connection

Picasso Museum

July 24, 2017

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Today was an amazing day in Antibes! We started the day by going to the Picasso Museum. There we were able to see some of Picasso’s amazing abstract art and sculptures. We proceeded to eat lunch inside the walls where…

Top 5 Nicest Things About Nice – You Will Not Believe Number Four!

July 24, 2017

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Today we were in the beautiful city of Nice which inspired me to create a list of the top five nicest things that I learned about or experienced in Nice. 1. There used to be a river that flowed through…

Chateau d’Annecy

July 17, 2017

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Today, the group departed for the city of Annecy, which was a two-hour bus ride from the hotel in Lyon. Once arrived, we toured the Chateau d’Annecy with a guide. This is a restored castle which towers over the old…

The South of France

July 16, 2017

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On July 15, 2017, we all started the day with a happy sleep in. We had a great breakfast as usual, then we all packed our bags ready to head to the south of France! We had around a 4…

The view was worth it

July 12, 2017

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Today we got a real leg workout. We climbed the 284 stairs that led to the top of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. The view was worth it though!  Our time today was also spent shopping and eating lunch…

Our adventure in France

July 11, 2017

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Our adventure in France continued today with a visit to one of the most popular museums in Paris – the Opéra Garnier. From our tour guide, we learned that it was built during the late 1800s and was the stage…

Hello from France!

July 11, 2017

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What a day! What started as a fun visit to areas such as the Latin Quarter and Sainte-Chapelle ended up with everyone drenched in their clothes due to the pouring rain.     After learning about some of the archaeology…

CAEN the world be peaceful?

July 10, 2017

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Today, we went to Caen Memorial, watched the D-Day film and traveled to the Old City. The Caen Memorial displayed the world before 1945 and the world after 1945. The Memorial taught everyone about what happened during and what were…

The Caen Memorial

July 7, 2017

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Today, we went to the Caen Memorial. This memorial offered many different experiences as it educated us about the history of the city we are staying in.  Caen  suffered greatly during and after World War II.  This is the area…

La montée de Sacré Cœur

July 29, 2016

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On Monday after lunch we went to Sacré Cœur. We had to climb so many staircases to get to the top of the hill and the entrance of the actual church. We walked around the little streets filled with cafés…