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... is Meredith who lives with
a French family and she comes from the States.
So as you can see, we are quite a mixed
group of backgrounds here in the small town of Rochefort and I hope
we can all learn about each other’s cultures throughout our 7
months together. School has been pretty repetitive so far, I started Oct 1 and I showed the students a slide show about my ...
... for the following Friday, and it
was made sure I had everything I needed for the night. I even had the
lady (janitor) who lives below us in the appartmetn tell me if I had
any problem at all, I could knock on her door.
I have met another English colleague
in La Rochelle, whom I will be teaching with in Courcon, who gave me
train and bus schedules and figured everything out for me as I will
need to get myself to her ...
We left the hotel at 11:00 this morning. Eldon wanted to get much of the blog done and uploaded. From the hotel we stopped to see the Chillon Castle. It was really interesting and probably one of the finest we have seen. It is surrounded by water, lake Geneva being the main water source. This Castle was first built in the 11th century. Lord Byron was inspired here to write The Prisoner of Chillon about Francois Bonivard who was imprisoned here for 7 ...
... own. I was kinda bored back at the apartment as I couldn't venture out as on a Sunday- everything is closed all day, even the restaurants! Can you believe it? I used the time to call home and talk to the people who mean the most to me. Skype is such as amazing thing- I don't know how people went without it. It's so fabulous being able to see each other even though we are on opposite sides of the world. It's so awesome that I will be able to see Amy ...
... everyone walks everywhere here! When we arrived we found our seats, about three rows back from the action. You should have seen and heard the crowd, they were so passionate. Completely covered in red and blue, grenoble colours and they had whistles, drums, Mexican waves throughout the game. The works! It was a great atmosphere and made even better, not just because Jono was starting but because he played almost the entire game- only ...