Travel Blogs from Grenoble, France

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Les lundis au soleil, Grenoble, France travel blog

Les lundis au soleil

A travel blog entry by mig.qwerty

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... électrique. Et il y aura 6 personnes demain pour les tracts...) est elle parvenue à se constituer ? Toujours à la grandeur de Grenoble, 156 000 habitants... L'une des premières réponses, c'est évidemment le choix, ou non, de la fameuse ...

Grenoble, Grenoble, France travel blog

Grenoble

A travel blog entry by tassiedevil

Back in Europe!!! ...

AntidémokratikFasciste, Grenoble, France travel blog

AntidémokratikFasciste

A travel blog entry by mig.qwerty

... photo, ni caméra vidéo. Les événements des derniers jours, la double AG de reconduction du blocage (à l'université de Grenoble, environ 60 000 étudiantEs) et la mise en application des mandats le lendemain matin contre la foule des anti-bloqueurs, ...

The beaches and journey to the Tour de France., Grenoble, France travel blog

The beaches and journey to the Tour de France.

A travel blog entry by jlewku

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... a beautiful beach. I went for a swim and got back in the saddle for a day of touring the mountains on my way to Grenoble. I spent the day driving through the mountains and hills and then decide to spent the night a hour or two outside of Grenoble. The ...

Yaourt, Grenoble, France travel blog

Yaourt

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

... , at least for Americans.  Yogurt was talked up a lot by my French professor Maria (who is a Grenoble native) and she explained to us that yogurt in France is so popular, with so many different flavors, that it has it's own aisle in a French ...

Printemps des Chaises, Grenoble, France travel blog

Printemps des Chaises

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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... is spending her spring break with me.  I am very excited to spend time with her and show off my French! France is continuing it's strike.  Typically the international students are not affected as we are not citizens and thus are not ...

First Day!, Grenoble, France travel blog

First Day!

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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... built to keep an eye on the border in order to keep the Italians out.   Nowadays underneath the Bastille is Grenoble's Little Italy.  Ironic, eh?  We found a pizzarea for dinner.  I ordered a Bianca pizza which sounded safe but ...

Entering the Alps, Grenoble, France travel blog

Entering the Alps

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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After a couple of beach days, heading north into the ...

At last, Grenoble, France travel blog

At last

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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So after 10 hours on the plane, another 10 on various trains, and a whole let of stressing out I am finally in Grenoble.  I am staying at a hotel across from the train station.  It is owned by Best Western but is still very cute!  Maybe I ...

Bon Anniversaire a Moi!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Bon Anniversaire a Moi!

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

Today, I have been on this planet 22 years.  I cannot believe that this past year has flown by so fast.  This is particularly strange after having Megan here last week.  We met three weeks into freshman year, so we have been friends almost ...

Teargas = C'est Bon, Grenoble, France travel blog

Teargas = C'est Bon

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

... police men, Why do I tell you this? Well youve probably all heard about the riots and violence that "swept" across france, not much happend in grenoble, - But it shocked me, and made me read more into the race issue etcc...in france - But the other ...

BIG NEWS!, Grenoble, France travel blog

BIG NEWS!

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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Hey everyone!  I received a FANTASTIC email this morning.  I have been accepted to the Master's of Library Science program at the Pratt Institute in Manhattan! I am still waiting to hear from the other schools, but this is very exciting as I ...

Oopppss... a day late!!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Oopppss... a day late!!

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

Helllooooo Guys, well the hits on this page are slowly creeping up, someone must be reading it!! Great news, Me, Will and Ben are now signed up and ready to go for the marathon it's all quite exciting now, I looked up Mont Blanc the other day on the ...

bad news, Grenoble, France travel blog

bad news

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

I woke up a few days back with a twinge in my leg (just above my ankle), and over the last few days its been getting worse... I've rescheduled my training to do no running and give it a break but it just seems to be getting worse, after 5 weeks of ...

Progress, Grenoble, France travel blog

Progress

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... accent in an honourable time of about 25 minutes. The great thing about the Bastille is you get an amazing rewarding view of Grenoble, which always answers that question in your head ("why am I doing this"). We agreed to take the descent nice and ...

Exam + Lyon, Grenoble, France travel blog

Exam + Lyon

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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... to see the majestic fountain they had in the square there.  Enormous! 5 of us decided to take an earlier train back to Grenoble (getting in at midnight did not sound fun) and we had a very exciting time getting back to the train station.  ...

Updated + Au Revoir Victor!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Updated + Au Revoir Victor!

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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... Maria will be joining us, hooray!  Maria is the woman I have been learning French from for the past two and half years.  She is also a Grenoble native so I am excited to see France in a new light with her. *All pictures taken by Julia ...

Home alive!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Home alive!

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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Hey Everyone! Just a quick update to let you know that I am back in Grenoble safe and sound, although I do feel like death.  I caught a cold at the hostel in Dublin and British nightlife/walking EVERYWHERE only made it worse.  I will update ...

ooopsssyyyyyy 3 weeks to go, Grenoble, France travel blog

ooopsssyyyyyy 3 weeks to go

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

... but guess what, the French bus drivers are on strike..who knows there reason, but they are on strike (this is perfectly normal in France) So I'm not quite sure what to do as I am well rested and really want to run at altitude!! (I may have to hitch hike ...

Salut, Grenoble, France travel blog

Salut

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

... the lannguage school where ive been taking much needed lessons was run by a lady who must be related to Cruella de Ville, Grenoble is basically the "capital of the alps" which really means that were surrounded by mountains, i havent found one place in ...

The First BIG run, Grenoble, France travel blog

The First BIG run

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

... in getting the distance in but today I decided that it was time to see how I coped with a bit of altitude. Over looking Grenoble is a fort and behind it a fairly large hill, it actually went fairly well, there where points as I jogged up that I felt like ...

Grenoble 2, Grenoble, France travel blog

Grenoble 2

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... ...it was awesome! There is some talk of us taking on Mont Blanc soon but we need to build up gradually to it...Grenoble is surrounded by 3 mountain ranges so theres something for everyone here (no im not working for the tourist board just yet) So ...

Winter Vacation, Grenoble, France travel blog

Winter Vacation

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

God, you have to love the French and their vacations.  In not just one, but two of my classes we have discussed a very historic French milestone-1936, when the French government passed the first piece of legislation about paid vacation time.  ...

In France, hot dogs come in baugettes, Grenoble, France travel blog

In France, hot dogs come in baugettes

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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Today I went snowboarding with Agnes, Martin, Thomas, and some friends of theirs. When this was proposed to me, I was told we were going to a bunny hill 15 minutes away.  After their friends called to invite them to go with them, actually we ...

First day of school, Grenoble, France travel blog

First day of school

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

Today we found our placements for the CUEF. I am not happy with my placement as are most of the kids in my group. I feel that I placed really low :(. Today we were supposed to have a three hour orientation with all the foreign exchange students but ...

What is Erasmus really like?, Grenoble, France, France travel blog

What is Erasmus really like?

A travel blog entry by johnnyc

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... of cultures and languages (aided by alcohol of course). Naively I never realised how different our European cultures are, in Grenoble we are all of course mostly united by the pressures of skiing, having a good social life and university study ...

Come Again!, Grenoble, France travel blog

Come Again!

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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As I had mentioned earlier, I was not very pleased with the level I was placed at, at the CUEF.  Basically the breakdown works like this: there are four groups A, B, and C.  A is for the kids who have very weak French and cannot formulate ...

The end, Grenoble, France travel blog

The end

A travel blog entry by chiheb

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Back to the place where I was born, I could say it is home but it is not really. I was not living here for the past seven years and may live somewhere else soon. At least, here, at my mom's, I have a place to stay before my next adventure : new life, new ...

polecats!, Grenoble, France travel blog

polecats!

A travel blog entry by unluckycharms13

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I have a week long break in the middle of February.  It is hardly a well-planned trip, but basically, I am starting out in Dublin and ending in Bristol where I will see...............THE POLECATS!  The Polecats are one of my favorite 80's ...

Greetings from Grenoble, Grenoble, France travel blog

Greetings from Grenoble

A travel blog entry by bachcj

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... the Olympic Games. Can you imagine the Olympics coming to Madison??? Jess and I made our way to Grenoble and settled into our hostel (our first in France, strange) before meeting up with a local couchsurfer, Celine, for a little tour around ...

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