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Fête de la Musique – Montpellier, France

Every year on June 21 the cities and towns of France are filled with music. Both amateur and professional musicians of all genres participate in what some say is the biggest celebration of the year. Below are photos taken June … Continue reading

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Photos from Montpellier, France

Thinking about studying French in Montpellier? This atmospheric college town has a lively night life with plenty of outdoor dining and quaint, narrow, boutique-filled streets.

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An American’s Visit to a Doctor in France

I have what the French call la peau fragile au soleil, meaning, I sunburn easily. As a result I’m at greater risk for skin cancer and see a dermatologist regularly. So when a new odd spot appeared on my freckled … Continue reading

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And to Finish…

May in Provence just wouldn’t be complete with out the glorious red poppy! Photos taken May 14, 2013.

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Bring on the Cold!

We are now set for the rest of the winter. Despite some skepticism from our neighbors concerning our ability to find a reliable bois de chauffage purveyor this late in the season, we got our wood delivery this week. Good … Continue reading

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Road Trip in Spain – The Long Drive Home

Turbulent weather across Spain and France makes a dramatic drive back to Nimes. Blue sky entering France.

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The OFII Stamp – Completing the Long Term Visa Process

It’s official. We have completed the last step in the long term visa process and are free to stay in France until next summer. What a relief not to have to think about this anymore. This has been on my … Continue reading

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