Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Even a volcano can’t keep us apart

Due to unforeseen events, also known as the eruption of the Iceland volcano, my spring break was cut short. Our trip to London was definitely out of the picture and since airlines were canceling flights all over Europe, my family decided that it would be best to rent a car in Paris and drive all the way to Barcelona to avoid getting stranded. Our hotel in Paris was packed with worried travelers who had no place to go. Trains and ferries were sold out. For many people, there was nothing to do but wait. Talk about chaotic. Thankfully, I made […]

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Monday, May 3rd, 2010

A change in tempo

For the second half of my Provence vacation, my family and I explored some of the less touristy towns of the region. Our first stop was Bonnieux. Situated in the hills of the Luberon mountain range, Bonnieux is not the easiest to get to. We drove up the narrow winding roads in our little rental car, which would have been enjoyable if I hadn’t been so worried about falling off a cliff at every hairpin turn (I exaggerate, but it was kind of scary at moments). We finally reached our destination, sat down for some coffee and hot chocolate and […]

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Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Fall holiday part 1

Hello again. Today I have a whole vacation to tell everyone about… my fall holiday or as it would be called in the U.S. spring break. Due to the fact that I am in the southern hemisphere the seasons are reversed so my fall is your spring, I’m not quite sure why they call vacations holidays because not all vacations fall on holidays but oh well that’s just how it goes here. So for my fall holiday I went on the most incredible trip ever with two of my very good guy friends, Mike and Mike that are in my […]

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