Travel Blogs from Grenoble, France

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First week in Grenoble, Grenoble, France travel blog

First week in Grenoble

A travel blog entry by sethandholly

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... of my weekly updates to our travel blog. I've been trying not to speak too much english now that I'm in french school in Grenoble, but it's definitely inevitable I will speak some. All is well here so far. After a teary-eyed departure with Seth, the ...

To Put One's Foot in Their Mouth, Grenoble, France travel blog

To Put One's Foot in Their Mouth

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

My French isn't perfect, it is far from perfect. I am horrible at conjugating verbs and I constantly can't keep track of who I'm using "tu" form with and who I'm using "vous" form with. Not to mention, it's impossible to memorize which nouns are ...

Kids Say the Darnest Things, Grenoble, France travel blog

Kids Say the Darnest Things

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

If you have ever been around children, or at least seen a movie with cute child actors, you know that some of the things that come out of their mouth can be absolutely surprising. Now working as an English language assistant and teaching French primary ...

Eu não disse que eu vinha?? =), Grenoble, France travel blog

Eu não disse que eu vinha?? =)

A travel blog entry by erikapessoa

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... . pra pegar um ônibus até Lyon onde íamos alugar o carro pra viajar pela Provance e pela Cote D'Azur. O tempo em Grenoble foi ótimo. Deu pra descansar, conversar, conhecer uma brasileira no ônibus (acredito que todo mundo que já viajou sabe que ...

Finally the snow is arriving!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Finally the snow is arriving!

A travel blog entry by sethandholly

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ALLEZ LES DEMS!! Wow, what a week for the States. What a week for the WORLD! If there is one thing I have found to be quite consistent among the French, they all seem to detest Bush. And as one French teacher was quoted, "it's about time U.S. voters ...

the perfect winter vacation, Grenoble, France travel blog

the perfect winter vacation

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

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... past few days, I have experienced the latter. However, instead of vacationing out of town, I stayed right here in home sweet home Grenoble, France and toured the city and all it has to offer with a friend from my hometown of Peoria, IL.   A friend ...

Bienvenue (Day 5), Grenoble, France travel blog

Bienvenue (Day 5)

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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The Raviers live in an apartment in the middle of town. The street, Gambetta Blvd., is basically a city street. We actually pulled up in front of a cafe and Cyril said ‘OK let’s go!’ and we started taking everything out of the car. ...

All my pictures are up.... I hope, Grenoble, France travel blog

All my pictures are up.... I hope

A travel blog entry by steven_lamothe

I updated my pictures separately, due to a request by mom. So hopefully you can look back 10 days or so, to my previous blogs and see the pictures that correspond to the date I posted them. I also updated all my pictures on Facebook, so feel free to ...

Medical Visit #2, Grenoble, France travel blog

Medical Visit #2

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

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... outcome... After the one-on-one consultation with the doctor, I was given my x-ray results to take home. Un cadeau de Grenoble? Lucky me! Just think, if I re-apply for this program for next year and get accepted, I would be getting another medical exam. ...

Sandbar, Grenoble, France travel blog

Sandbar

A travel blog entry by hawkness

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... letter. Turns out the ‘Academy of Grenoble’ is very large and I am one of the furthest cities from it but digress. Grenoble is a beautiful city with mountains on every side. It is well known for its nearby ski resorts, but it is also a ...

Got mugged twice today......., Grenoble, France travel blog

Got mugged twice today.......

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

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I had 350 miles to cover if I wanted to hit France today, I couldn't face that on the back roads so did 200 miles on the Italian motorways, 3 hours & 26 Euro later.....I got back onto the A roads. It took me the best part of 6 hours to cover 150 miles ...

Allez les Bleus!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Allez les Bleus!

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

... . The Blues vs. The Blacks I met up with two of my new British friends at La Hazard, a pub in city center Grenoble. Arriving only a few minutes before the match was to start, the pub was already overflowing with locals drinking, smoking and ranting for ...

the rewards of teaching, Grenoble, France travel blog

the rewards of teaching

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

... that whole time. It was just so adorable.  Even more similar moments have happened within my past 3 1/2 months of being in Grenoble. One day after school, I had a parent approach me with their child (a CP student or Kindergarten) and said that their ...

#1 La Sarah, Grenoble, France travel blog

#1 La Sarah

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

Starting from the most West place on the Italian strip, you can find "La Sarah". A decently sized pizzeria with the inside decor dedicated to late American Hollywood actors. Well dedicated to late American Hollywood actor(s) is a bit of a stretch since a ...

Christmas in the City, Grenoble, France travel blog

Christmas in the City

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

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... everyone in America. Flying back certain goods is a little tough, when passing through U.S. customs.  Lyon, France is even more beautiful than Grenoble during the Christmas season. The city is much larger than Grenoble and reminds me much of Paris. ...

#5 Pizzeria La Felicita, Grenoble, France travel blog

#5 Pizzeria La Felicita

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

... 20+ pizzerias along the road.  After briefly scanning the menu on the outside of the restaurant (as most restaurants do in France, offering a glimpse of the menu on the outside of the establishment) we noticed a sign on the window claiming "Kir ...

La Fête des Mères (Day 275), Saint-Mury-Monteymond, France travel blog

La Fête des Mères (Day 275)

A travel blog entry by thearodgers

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... deep inside of me and I love being around them, climbing them, looking at them. Now that I think about it I am so glad to have been in the part of France that has the Alps! Maybe for my next adventure I'll head off to  Nepal, Tibet, or Peru...  ...

it's the little things, Grenoble, France travel blog

it's the little things

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

... ; So after his continued ranting about his time in America and asking me about the economy and what I see different between France and America, the students finally got to ask me questions. This included, what are the differences between French boys and ...

Katie's food situation(s), Grenoble, France travel blog

Katie's food situation(s)

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

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Through the assistantship program, I've gained a lot of new friends from various anglophone countries. One of my new friends is Katie. She's from Scotland and has the accent to prove it! One thing I love about her, is the crazy scenarios she gets herself ...

Hanging with Nebraska Jess -KC, Grenoble, France travel blog

Hanging with Nebraska Jess -KC

A travel blog entry by jnkc

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... i met at a wedding last summer (see i meet crazy pp at crazy places and i will even come visit you in france!!) She's working as an engineer in Grenoble (near Lyon-South bit) and i hung out with her for a few days and her cute french boyfriend made us ...

Skiing the Alps, Grenoble, France travel blog

Skiing the Alps

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

... , on the bunny slope, as some member of my family rushed up the hill to pick me up off my skis.  So living in Grenoble, France, a center hub for skiers from around the world to fly into for weekends of skiing and boarding, I figured it's about time I ...

L'Ecole, Grenoble, France travel blog

L'Ecole

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

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The novelty of an American person in their school is about the coolest thing right now for all my students.  Before my first class, I wait outside in the courtyard, as all the children in my first class line-up. Then together we walk in, up the ...

A Interview with A Woman's Paris, Grenoble, France travel blog

A Interview with A Woman's Paris

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

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Before moving to France and working as an English primary school assistant, I studied and worked in the Twin Cities of Minnesota. During my last year of university, I interned with the Alliance Francaise de Minneapolis/St. Paul, where I met some of the ...

You go alright, Grenoble., Grenoble, France travel blog

You go alright, Grenoble.

A travel blog entry by dresalazar

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... ;   Later in the night we both made dinner and drank wine in celebration of me almost getting out of Grenoble. During our nightly conversation, I realized how much I genuinely enjoyed this man's company, with the purest of intentions, intentions that ...

!!!Pouti pou ti pou!!!, Grenoble, France travel blog

!!!Pouti pou ti pou!!!

A travel blog entry by frank__823

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... j'ai pas vu beaucoup d'endroit encore en Europe( L'aéroport Charles-de-Gaules, Bordeaux, Moulis-en-Médoc, la gare de train à Lyon, Grenoble, pis Morzine). J'ai besoin de voir du pays avant d'être pogné 4 mois et demi sur une pente de ski. Pis le Sud ...

Go Cadel, Grenoble, France travel blog

Go Cadel

A travel blog entry by c895868

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... . Paris is 3hrs away, just in time to get to our hotel and see the last few riders complete today's time trial around Grenoble. We made it in good time to see Cadel kick some Luxembourg ass...and some Spanish ass too!! Tomorrow on the Champs Elysees will ...

in a land I don't speak the language..., Grenoble, France travel blog

in a land I don't speak the language...

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

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For the yule tide holidays, my family and I vacationed in Munich, Germany and Salzburg, Austria. Being there during the Christmas and New Years season is just absolutely beautiful. Everything is covered in lights and there is snow all over the ...

La Chandelle, Grenoble, France travel blog

La Chandelle

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

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A little bit off the beaten track, aka not on Rue Saint Laurent, La Chandelle Pizzeria Restaurant can be found just within Grenoble's city center. Chosen as the location of my friend's 21st birthday dinner party, this place was suggested to us with rave ...

the difference between

the difference between "qu'on" & "con"

A travel blog entry by alyssaglawe

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... not. For example, my friends and I had dinner with my roommate the other night and we were talking about Voiron (a city outside Grenoble). Confused as to where we were referring to, Marie has us repeat the word about a dozen times, until she finally ...

Patience encore s'il vous plait, Grenoble, France travel blog

Patience encore s'il vous plait

A travel blog entry by frank__823

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Bon y va avoir une mechante grosse entree de blog d'ici une semaine, la j'ai pas le temps chuis a grenoble et en 3 jours je dois faire 3 centre de l'emploi dans les alpes : Chamonix(en Bus parce que les trains sont en greve la journe ou y faut y ...

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