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La Source and Printemps. Almost Home
Wednesday 30th April
Today we visited La Source, Kristin’s sister school for the French Dovetail Exchange students. We had a warm reception at the railway station with Caroline and a large group of past and...
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Métro
Tuesday 29th April
Today has been one of those days that has been so busy, it feels like two. We woke up for a breakfast at eight after returning home the previous night after eleven. We had to be fed,...
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The Louvre
Monday 28th April
Today we went to the Louvre. Picture some of the world’s greatest pieces of artwork under a single roof. Art such as the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo are some of the famous pieces that...
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Arc de Triomphe and Champs-Elysées
Monday 28th April
This morning we started the day like yesterday by walking through the streets of Paris to get to our first destination, rue Mouffetard. As the rain began to fall the weather became cooler,...
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Sacré-Coeur and Montmartre
Saturday 26th April
We began our journey to Sacré-Coeur with a walk through the streets of the student district of Paris, heading towards the quartier Latin. On the way we saw some halls of residence and...
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Back to Paris
Friday 25th April
The day got off to a fresh start when Fraser, Annabel, Georgina, Olivia, Briana, Laura, and Grace went for a swim in the FREEZING Mediterranean water at 9 in the morning. It sure woke us...
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Discovering the French Riviera
Thursday 24th April
Today’s weather was fine, with a high of 26 degrees, which was a boon for us! It was our second day in Nice, and we began today’s journey at 10am with a brief bus ride through the sunny...
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Arrival in Nice
Wednesday 23rd April
As nice a place as Avignon was, the excitement this morning in anticipation of going to Nice was unbelievable. The bus driver took us to the Gare d’Avignon, where we headed on the 11.30...
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Vaison la Romaine to Fontaine de Vaucluse
Tuesday 22nd April
Day 11, and the tiredness has set in. You could tell by the near silence on some legs of the bus ride today. We left our accommodation at 9am and the weather improved as we drove along....
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Arrival in Avignon
Monday 21st April
Today was the day we left our host families behind in Montpellier, and travelled to Avignon. It was quite a sad morning, as we had all become so close with our families over the past few...
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