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A Delicious Dinner with Friends

This past Monday, Crawford, Maddie, Emmanuel, and I went to Le Relais de l’Entrecôte for dinner. It is a well known and popular restaurant with an interesting menu. They only serve steak and french fries! (I guess in France they are just called fries). Apparently there can be heaven on earth. After sitting down, the […]

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A European Soccer (Football) Game

In last Thursday’s Exploring Paris post I wrote about how Luke, Larry, and I ventured to Parc des Princes, the Paris soccer team’s (PSG) stadium, looking to buy tickets for a game on May 5th. We traveled a long way to the stadium only to find out that the building was closed. It was devastating, […]

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The Diversity of Marais

Falafel is very popular in the Middle East, including Israel, and is very prevalent in culturally Jewish areas such as parts of Marais. This picture is the front door to an older looking living space that appears to have once housed those of the upper class based on its more upscale appearance.

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A Trip Through Modern Paris

    On May 2nd, the class’s afternoon activity was a tour of the modern section of Paris. We saw the large-scale $2.5 billion dollar project conducted by Francois Mitterrand during his presidency of France. After getting off the metro at the Bercy station, we walked over to the Bibliothèque Francois Mitterand. En route, Professors […]

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Journey to the Soccer Stadium

After today’s class concluded, two classmates (Luke and Larry) and I went to the Parc des Princes, the Paris soccer team’s stadium. Our plan was to buy tickets for a game this Sunday. Our destination was far away, so we embarked on quite a long metro ride. We eventually made it to the stadium, and […]

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Photography and Memory

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Imagery and Reality

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Dinner at the Hippopotamus

On Tuesday night, I went to the Hippopotamus restaurant in the mall by our hotel with four friends. It is like a French version of Ruby Tuesday, and some of the food choices were different such as tartar. The waitress did not speak English, but luckily one of the five of us spoke French. The […]

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