Category Archives: Traveling

Europe Trip: Paris

Our last morning in Gordes was wonderful. We took it slow, sat on the steps next to the fountain, ate pastries, listened to the clock tower ring every half hour, and people watched. This is me waiting forever for our train.It was a perfect day…. until we got to Paris. Paris and I had a […]

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Europe Trip: Gordes, France II

Our second day in Gordes exceeded the first by a million. I couldn’t have even imagined that was possible on our first day. We slept in late and started exploring the city center about noon. First mission: food. Breakfast is not a big meal in France. Usually just a pastry and coffee will do. I […]

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Europe Trip: Gordes, France I

The moment our plane landed in France… was not magical at all. In fact, it was a little stressful. French public transportation is not very reliable and the language barrier is more like a language brick wall, reinforced. In my first 10 minutes of being in France I grew such an understanding and heart for […]

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Europe Trip: London

I can’t believe it! We are in Europe. It’s all so surreal and I don’t know if I really believe it yet! I feel like I’m going to wake up from this dream at any moment. We were so excited that we were able to get both of our standby flights to Chicago then to […]

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