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La vie à Nantes

So, a mere 50ish hours ago I moved the majority of my crap and my little old self to Nantes in North West France. Despite having only been here just over two days I am already absolutely loving it… mobile data and accommodation issues aside of course. 192 more words


Parisian Alps

I had been dreaming of going to the Jardin alpin for a while. Bits of it appear through the vines growing on the gates and railings, including flowerbeds (coming from mountains all over the world) slightly overwhelming the gardeners. 179 more words


Les Grandes Serres / The Greenhouses

Nous avions visité le Jardin des plantes dans le 5e arrondissement l’été dernier mais sans prendre le temps de visiter les 4 Grandes Serres qui s’y trouvent. 326 more words


Travel Review: Two Days in Paris, France

The first stop on our three week Europe journey was Paris, France. To be honest, neither of us was hugely excited about Paris–it just wasn’t at the top of our priority list. 1,904 more words

Travel Log

Jardin des Plantes & Le Nid

Sunday afternoon, a friend and I met at the Jardin des plantes, which yes, feels like an absurdly redundant name for a park. But it is a very lovely park, so I suppose it can be allowed this eccentricity—or rather, the whimsy and playfulness of the park compensate for the bizarrely dull name. 147 more words

The Science of Paris

My fiancé and I have been in France since August 30th, enjoying a combination of early honeymoon and a Brain Disorders conference. This post, rather than offering anything innovative and particularly wordy, is a bit of a photographic walk through some of Parisian science, especially that of post-revolutionary Paris. 803 more words

Ma balade Parisienne du Dimanche

Où je suis passé par les arènes de Lutèce et le Jardin des Plantes.

My Sunday tour of Paris , during which I visited the Arenes of Lutecia (or… 48 more words