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The Best Drink in France

FRANCE | Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | Views [1841] | Comments [7]

Today, as Alex and I wandered the streets of Aix-En-Provence, we stumbled upon the best, most delicious, fantastically wonderful drink we have had yet in France. It was in an international bookstore. In addition to being a bookstore, they advertised as ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Ok worry warts!!!

FRANCE | Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | Views [735] | Comments [5]

I almost didn't write this email, just so that Richard would be stuck waiting four hours at the Cracker Barrel...I mean it serves him right, anyone that would go to such a laaaammmmeee place deserves what he gets.  But then I thought, why not make this ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Allez les bleus

FRANCE | Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | Views [689] | Comments [6]

Yay!!! The French have won the quarter finals or so in the Rugby world championships! Before I forget...here is the link to some photos that we have taken...be warned...there are a LOT of them...you don't have to look at all of them, so no posts from ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating


Gallery: Vive la Blu

FRANCE | Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery

Vive la Blu
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Gallery: Leaving New York

USA | Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery


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France in a Round About

FRANCE | Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | Views [781] | Comments [9]

Sorry for the long delay in posting, but here goes. We have been in Paris for 10 days now, and my favorite place so far has been this place called Montemarte. It's this beautiful hill top where there is a church called Sacre Couer (Sacred Heart), ... Read more >

Tags: Laughter


Lesson #2

FRANCE | Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | Views [511] | Comments [3]

Okay, fine. Since you demanding people want another post, but since it is later here and neither Alex or I feel like writing a lot, I will provide you the one "French" interaction Alex and I have mastered: Alex and Andrew walk into the ... Read more >

Tags: Food & eating


Le Crazy Man

FRANCE | Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | Views [727] | Comments [7]

Just a quick note for all of you who are wondering if there are crazy people in France... yes. The other evening, Alex and I were returning home from some assortment of Parisian things, when we sat down on the train. The trains in Paris have seats that ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


Livin la vida france

FRANCE | Saturday, 29 Sep 2007 | Views [1134] | Comments [7]

Well as Andrew mentioned we arrived in France with few mishaps, except getting the public transit a little mixed up.   Which…let me explain…has continued on multiple times throughout the rest of the trip.   We have been here three days and have without ... Read more >

Tags: Lost!


French 101

FRANCE | Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | Views [1664] | Comments [15]

In case anyone was wondering, we made it to Paris no problem. Okay, I say no problem, but I really mean we woke up at 3:45am, took a taxi to the airport, took off at 7:00, arrived at 9:00, arrived by bus in Paris at 10:30, and then spent two hours trying ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Gallery: The Luck of the Irish

IRELAND | Wednesday, 26 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Ireland Photos
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Final Thoughts on Ireland!!!

IRELAND | Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | Views [1476] | Comments [8]

Well tomorrow we are leaving the great Green that is Ireland. Today we went to Howth to the most beautiful peninsula, it was really stunning. We walked and walked, and walked some more, just when I started thinking we were walking back to ... Read more >

Tags: Work


Entering Ireland

IRELAND | Saturday, 22 Sep 2007 | Views [664] | Comments [7]

Ok, well soon we will be exiting Ireland, but it had a certain ring to it that sounded lovely…and truly that is what Ireland is…absolutely beautiful.   I may repeat stuff from Andrew’s earlier blog, but bear with me.   I don’t feel like re-reading ... Read more >

Tags: Adventures


On the Emerald Isle

IRELAND | Wednesday, 19 Sep 2007 | Views [701] | Comments [6]

Yes, people, we made it. We left NYC at 7pm (8:30 with the wait on the tarmac) and arrived here at 7am the next day. We rode a (double-decker, cool) bus to the hostel, which allowed a beautiful view of the longest tunnel I've ever seen, followed by ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Here we go again...

USA | Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 | Views [649] | Comments [5]

Well this is it, today is the day, we're off to great places, up up and away... ok, so that is a little bit cribbed...ok a lot cribbed, but it sums it up nicely.  This has been a wonderful four or so days in New York, first because Jen and Aaron let ... Read more >

Tags: Friends


Our Itinerary

USA | Sunday, 16 Sep 2007 | Views [1934]

Here is our mostly-official itinerary. Check it out, figure out where you want to meet up with us, and then let us know when you get into town. Here is a Google Maps version of our itinerary. The dates are approximate for the second half because ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


Departing DC

USA | Saturday, 15 Sep 2007 | Views [614] | Comments [5]

Distancing DC – well here we go. We’re off to the city of New York. The remainder of our trip in DC consisted of hanging out with friends, visiting the museum of Natural History…I know, I know…Daniels going to be jealous, but keeping ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Gallery: Going Away Party

USA | Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | Photo Gallery

Everyone was invited to tell us in person that they were going to miss us.
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Andrew's First Blog Entry!

USA | Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 | Views [2256] | Comments [5]

Yes, everyone, I have finally decided to sit down at the keyboard and whittle a few tales for you all. Actually, I was asked to tell everyone about our recent going away party, which occurred over a week ago, so you can imagine the level of procrastination ... Read more >

Tags: Party time


Last Call for Alcohol

USA | Tuesday, 11 Sep 2007 | Views [591] | Comments [4]

Well we are now on day six of our stint in DC, and Annie is likely getting tired of us...despite our constant eating of her food, and lazing about until 11 in the morning.  Nevertheless, we have embarked on an excellent undertaking...the strawberrification ... Read more >

Tags: The Planning Phase


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