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Monet’s house and gardens, Giverny July 16, 2010

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This past Tuesday I had the opportunity to go to Claude Monet’s house and gardens.  Many of Monet’s paintings were based off of different views from his garden.  I tapped into my inner artist and captured some pictures around the gardens. I hope you enjoy!

 

Traveling around Europe… July 11, 2010

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Bon Jour from Paris!

I am currently studying abroad in Paris France for the month of July.  I have been here for a little over a  week now, and have fallen in love.  There is nothing more refreshing than waking up every morning and seeing new things and meeting new people.

 

This weekend a group of students and I traveled to Brussels, Belgium for the day.  Right when we arrived we searched for the infamous Belgian Waffle.  The legends are all true… it was the most amazing waffle I have ever tried.  I got one with whipped cream and strawberries on top.  After our waffle we continued to “eat” our way through Brussels by sampling beer and their french fries. 

 

We returned from Brussels on Friday night and were able to sleep for a couple of hours before we left for the  Champagne region in France Saturday morning.  We toured two champagne houses and were able to view the cellars, and have a tasting at the end.

After this busy yet eventful week/weekend I have a feeling that the next four weeks will fly by.  I will do my best to keep everyone updated on my travels and post pictures when I have time!  Au Revoir for now!