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All roads point to Champs-Élysées

I figured it was only right to travel to Champs-Élysées at some point in my trip. One of the most famous avenues in the world, Champs-Élysées is littered with high-end designer stores, cafes, and flashy cars. As we walked down the avenue, it was almost intimidating walking passed the high-end stores. Every time we caught ourselves peering into the […]

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A Day at Disney

On Thursday, the class traveled to Disneyland. I along with several of my classmates circled this day way back when we first received the schedule. Joining us on our journey to Disneyland was a “Disney Connoisseur” who walked us through Main Street U.S.A.Main Street, U.S.A. is based off of Walt Disney’s childhood home of Marceline, […]

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A Walk Through The Parc De Princes

Having already experienced the soccer atmosphere at the local pub, Luke, Aaron, Emmanuel and I decided to get the full fan experience and go to the Paris Saint-Germain home game on Sunday. After much struggle with ticket websites and phone calls, we rolled the dice and went to the stadium on game day four hours before kickoff […]

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A Journey Through Le Marais

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Back to The Frog

An avid futbol fan, I found it only fitting that I’d end up in a British Pub for the Champions League semi-final futbol match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich. Barcelona needed to win the match four-nil in order to move on into the next round fittingly enough in Wembley Stadium. Accompanied by Luke, Josh, Aaron, and Megan […]

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Photography, Memory, and Reality

This picture shows the reality of the arcade. Several locals passing through, stopping occasionally from shop to shop, on this seemingly average day.

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The Panic In the Subway

Today in the subway heading back to the hotel from our afternoon trip, I had one of more interesting experiences since arriving in Paris. My metro card was refusing to cooperate with the scanner. I stood there for about two straight minutes trying to get it to work with no success. As the number of […]

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