France 2007

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2007 Vacation Plan

2007 vacation                                                                     Wednesday, July 4, 2007 at 3:03pm So it’s official! I’m actually going to Europe with my mom and sister. Mom bought the tickets and everything. It’s not just a bunch of hopes, etc. any more. We’ll be gone July 25-Aug 9 just in time for the Less Than Jake/Reel Big Fish concert (which … Continue reading

Thurs, Aug 9, 2007 at 10:56pm

So there was a little problem….. I did it again…I deleted my entry. stupid foreign keyboards….. Long story short: Paris was amazing! I loved it! the brakes on our train to madrid broke, putting it 5 hrs off schedule and causing us to miss our flight back home!!!(i miss the good old US of A!!) … Continue reading

Final France Entry

Day ???: The Beach Yesterday was AWESOME!!!! I finally got the beach day that I wanted!!! So on….wed?…we went to the beach later in the day and had dinner with some of [our French ex-neighbors]’s friends.Well, it was cold, and not good beach weather at all. The sun was barely even out! So I was … Continue reading

Part 2: Montpellier

So, after 15 hours on the train, we finally arrived in Montpellier. It’s such a relief to finally understand what people are saying. I was beginning to get super irritable because I couldn’t understand what anyone was saying and mom wasn’t doing a very good job of translating. The ride over was sort of interesting. … Continue reading

Day 4

I’ve got 8 min. Let’s see how well I can sum up the day…. We saw an amazing monastery today, though I wasn’t allowed to take pics…. I really wanted to though. There was an awesome pantheon with the coffins of the past kings and queens made of marble and there was bronze everywhere. I’ll … Continue reading

Day 3

Today was very eventful, to say the least. But first, let me start with some observations I’ve made thus far. OK, so I’ve been seeing quite a lot of mopeds and smart cars everywhere. They are amazingly common here and I’m not sure why they aren’t more common in the US. And they’re so cute, … Continue reading


Day 1 So technically today is day two, but I’ve only had one hour of sleep, so we’re not gonna care. hah Quite a lot has happened in the last 10 hours. Let’s start with the airport…. So we arrive at the airport around 9ish. We wanted to have plenty of time to get through … Continue reading

The Airport

We’ll be off to the airport in 20 min!!! I better write this quickly! I just want to start by saying thank you everyone for the well wishes! They’ve helped me accept the reality as fact. ha Well, I’ll be calling as many of you as I can between 9 and noon. So if you … Continue reading


It still hasn’t quite hit me what’s about to happen in the next three weeks (college, i.e. the beginning of rest of my life), or even in three days! I’ve been telling people that we’ll be going to Europe for a while now, but I still expect something to go terribly wrong. Who knows, our … Continue reading