Leaving Angers + Paris

I was full of mixed emotions when I said goodbye to my life as I knew it over the past 3 months. My school, my town, and my friends. But in the end, I was excited to go home! And go to Paris!

All photos in this post were taken on my iPhone 5s.

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Flowers that my roommate and I got for our host mom as a thank you gift
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FYI- this luggage was nearly the death of me.50 pounds of annoyance.

Time for the Paris photos!

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Sacre-Coeur

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The view from Sacre-Coeur was incredible!

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Notre Dame!

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Shakespeare & Co. was also amazing. 
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Matcha Green Tea Latte from the Shakespeare & Co. Cafe
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Chinese Hot Pot!
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Louvre Carousel 
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Inside the Louvre

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Cute tote bags galore!

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Arc de Triomphe

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French and Syrian flags
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The Tour Eiffel!

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How gorgeous is this?

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Of course we had to wait until it got dark to witness it light up and sparkle.
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The Moulin Rouge! I was very touristy.

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The Centre Pompidou aka probably my favorite museum that I’ve gone to in Europe.

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That’s all for Paris!

My last full day in France, I went to Rouen and Vernon. I will be making a separate post about that voyage!

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Versailles

Versailles has been high on my priority list to visit, so I’m so happy to have gotten the chance to go with CIDEF!

 

Taken on my Canon Rebel t3i:

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The outside of the chateau

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Elegant details

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Palace of Mirrors

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Just outside of the chateau were the beautiful gardens

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Marie Antoinette’s house!

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The grounds and gardens outside of Marie Antoinette’s residence 

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Taken on my iPhone 5s:

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Louis XIV’s room

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Charlemagne

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Disneyland Paris

After the first week of classes, we took off to the Happiest Place on Earth!

I’ve only been to Disneyland in California when I was really young and don’t remember anything, so this was pretty much my first time.

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I was thrilled to be there

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Sleeping Beauty’s Stained Glass Windows
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The tale of Sleeping Beauty- en français!
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It’s a Small World
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Decor of Bella Notre Pizzeria 
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The Mad Hatter’s Tea Cups

Finally, my friend Nicole makes amazing videos with her GoPro, and she made one of our trip! She candidly captures our expressions on roller coasters and overviews of the park on a busy Saturday.

All photos on this post were taken on my iPhone 5s.

However, I did take my Holga film camera along with me on this adventure, so those pictures will be added when I get the film developed.