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Bastille Day!

Today is Bastille Day, or as the French call it, Le Quatorze Juillet (The 14th of July). What is Bastille Day?

The Bastille (from an old French word meaning “fortress”) was a medieval prison in Paris. 189 more words

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Carnival in Paris: Fête Foraine des Tuileries

“It is a happy talent to know how to play.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Tonight after visiting the Louvre, I went to a carnival in the Jardin des Tuileries.

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My First Visit to the Louvre

Unfortunately, my time in Paris is coming to a close, but there’s still so much I want to see! The other day, I made a list of all the major sites I’ve been to and those I have yet to see, and I realized that, for someone who loves art and art history, I’ve been slacking when it comes to visiting museums! 108 more words

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France Checklist

Just a checklist to see where I’m at!

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Sites and Monuments in Paris
Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars, Trocadero
Arc de Triomphe, Champs Élysées… 328 more words

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My Journey To Nakuru - First Time

I sat in the back seat. To my left was a lady in red tight trouser and a black buttoned blouse. Her big black China phone was a nuisance to me.

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Poverty Eradication

Marché aux Puces Saint Ouen, Belleville

Finished the rest of the itinerary for school today. I went to the Marché aux Puces Saint Ouen (flea market) this morning and the first thing I thought was, “This is Victoria’s heaven.” So many cool trinkets and gadgets and gizmos and antiques and beads and art and all kinds of old, random finds. 266 more words

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Maison Rouge, Picnic on La Seine

Went on another itinerary for my Paris in Context class today. This time, my group mates were Ben and Kristiano. We were going to be presenting on our topic with another group, too, so Nick came along with us. 229 more words

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