Except for when I repeat about a thousand times (a day) that you don’t say “J’ai allé” but “Je suis allé” to my students, my patience usually is in short supply. 487 more words
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FRANCE – Paris
In the 14ème arrondissement of Paris lie the Catacombs, underground ossuaries which hold the remains of approximately 6 million people.
By the end of the 18th century, Paris was facing 2 problems: a series of cave-ins and overflowing cemeteries, which is why the Catacombs were created in the first place. 90 more words
Wednesday, October 7
Today we visit Avila, which is the highest provincial capital in Spain, at 3,710′ or 1131 m. above sea level. In winter the access roads are sometimes blocked with snow, but I wonder if that is because there is so much snow or if it is because they don’t have the kind of snow removal vehicles we have in Alberta? 452 more words