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How do you say bedsheets in French?

So, the title of this post may seem a little strange and I’ll get to that in a second. But- first and foremost (I love when I have a chance to use this expression) I’d like to bring you guys up-to-date.

A while back my bike had broke…I purchased a bicycle when I first arrived and I had to bring it to the bike shop for several different tune-ups. Continue reading “How do you say bedsheets in French?”

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Food Brings People Together

So the past week and a half has been quite eventful! I’m not sure if I had mentioned this but our new flatmate from Portugal arrived! Her name is Diana, she is from Portugal and came to Strasbourg to work at the Portuguese Consulate (She even has a special passport, so it’s legit).

As I had mentioned in my last post being a tourist in your own city often gets overlooked, however, Diana and I made the trip to the Cath√©drale Notre-Dame here in Strasbourg. It’s huge…. 332 steps later and here was the view. Continue reading “Food Brings People Together”

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This Little Piggy Went to the Market

This morning I woke up and got dressed to go to the Saturday market. It was exactly like in the movies. People rode up on their bicycles. There were people with their kids. There were old people and young people. There was a whole block sectioned off and loads of booths with competitive prices selling all a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, cheese, jam, meat, and other goods. Continue reading “This Little Piggy Went to the Market”

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Day 2

Soooo… this morning I woke up ate a slice of left over Pepperoniwurst Pizza and hopped on a FlixBus to Strasbourg. That sounds like a piece of cake EXCEPT…toting 2 suitcases, a backpack, and purse is NO PIECE OF CAKE. All of the roads are bumpy here and those little wheels have no mercy. People stare at you as you go up the tram steps; it’s miserable. I feel as though by the end of time here I’ll have acquired some VERY impressive muscles. In addition, after taking a train then walking a good ways uphill with all of our luggage, Abi and I finally arrived at the bus station. Continue reading “Day 2”