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... penpal project, working around teaching in Surgeres. Lydia is so good that way, she said I can drop into class anytime to do that with the kids. And I know she really doesn’t mind at all.
My First week in Surgeres went quite well. It will be a bit different working in this school than the others. Most teachers will have me take half the class, which is normal for Courcon as well, but I will take them for the whole hour instead of 25-30 ...
... Dupont wanted to clean up the site and in 1967, the building was considered an historical monument. The restoration started in 1976 and was completed in 1988 when it was made into a museum which I had the pleasure of visiting with Dana, the day after we visited L'Hermione.
I was quite interested in this museum. We started out with a short video on the history of Rochefort and why this location was chosen by King Louis 14th as a ...
... sold out….with a guided tour you’re
able to go down into the belly of the ship and see all of the different rooms,
however, we weren’t that lucky. Our little tour was quite interesting though
just staying on the deck of the ship. They sure did do a good job rebuilding
it. It looks beautiful.
To explain a bit why it took so long to rebuild, first they
had to come up with plans. It is a replica (or ...
Yes, God continues to bless me every day with the people I have met during my time in France.
Last Monday, January 12, was one of my teacher's birthdays. I was working in Courcon that day, this teacher lives just outside of La Rochelle and her mom lives in between the school and La Rochelle. So anyways, I was invited to her mom’s house with her for lunch, which was absolutely fantastic. It was great to be able to meet the mother of this teacher, as I ...
... but we had a good time none the less and we all quite enjoyed Saintes.
Saintes is a city with (about) the same population as Rochefort, but it seemed much more busy and the downtown was also bigger with more stores, a bigger variety of stores and even an "old city" part….which is missing from Rochefort, that is usually found in most French cities I have noticed. Saintes was just simply, prettier, than ...