September 2015
  • Day1

    Arrival

    September 5, 2015 in France ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C

    After two hours I landed at Charles-de-Gaulle-Airport. My host sister Coumba (she stayed 6 weeks in Berlin the summer before) was there together with her father to pick me up. Her family -and I for the next 5 weeks- is living in 9th arrondisement in a big flat near Sacré-Cœur. I met her Mother, grandmother, little brother (9) and sister (4) when we get there.Read more

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  • Day2

    Rambler

    September 6, 2015 in France ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    It was overwhelming!
    We walked to Sacré-Cœur and I still know how giddy I felt (not bad). All the people, colourful awnings, little stores, cafés - the life. We came back at 'home' for lunch, afterwards, her whole family came with us and we walked down to the Seine. On our way we saw Lafayette, l'Opera and some little squares.
    Between 'le Louvre' and Notre-Dame her parents bought us ice cream. In the evening we went back by train.
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  • Day5

    'Half-day'

    September 9, 2015 in France ⋅ ☀️ 18 °C

    Wednesdays are Half-days in France. Students in every school have freetime after lunch (this is what Coumba explained). We wanted to use the time and went to Madame Tussauds... but because off 'Circumstances' we weren't able to go inside. Instead she showed me a shop for tiny dollhouse supplies.
    Afterwards we took a Bato-bus. It's not a bus but a ferry on the Seine. We ended up near the Louvre and went home by bus- a real bus.
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  • Day9

    Jump into the puddle

    September 13, 2015 in France ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    We went to a museum near l'Avenue des Champs-Élysées. It was interesting and well organized. Even the curtilage was beautiful. When we went outside, it started to rain. Instead of taking an umbrella, I jumped into the puddles on our way.
    Even tought the rain didn't stopped, we walked down the Champs-Élysées and stopped in a café on the side of a place with a golden Johanna d'Orleans statue.
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