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Final Days

Final Days

While I’m working on updating my blog (I’m still convinced I can finish updating it in the next two days from my cellphone), I thought I’d at least keep you up to date on what’s been going on since I returned from Morocco. Clark Kent picked me up from the airport and we headed to a calanque by my house. It is one of my favorite local spots, and I was surprised to see other people there. I’m almost always…

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Lac d’Esparron

Lac d’Esparron

My last two weekends have been pretty spectacular. In fact, they were my last two full weekends in France (the end is near my dear friends)! Here’s a summary of the last weekend in June: 27 June Beautiful Water I started off my day by going to the beach at Sausset le Pins. I go to the beach every single day so it is really hard to keep them straight and remember which beach I went to on which day,…

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Cassis, Rouet, and l’ile de Porquerolles

Cassis, Rouet, and l’ile de Porquerolles

So this is my last official backlogged post! WOOHOO! I thought about just throwing in the towel and letting these last two weeks fly off into the wind, but I’d be doing a disservice to myself and my outstanding and loyal readers (10 months in, does anyone still read this?). 30 May I hadn’t yet been to Cassis, which is a beautiful beach town just east of Marseille, making it too far to go on scooter and 2 hours with…

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Solo Lunch Date

Solo Lunch Date

Solo lunch dates are one of my favorite solo dates in general. Even in the States I would grab my “kindle” (I have a Sony reader which is the same thing) and head to a restaurant. Doesn’t every one have the desire to eat lunch alone sometimes? To treat yourself? To not have to worry about making interesting and stimulating conversation with the person sitting across from you? I’ve always enjoyed solo lunch dates, and after moving to France I…

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Cap Rousset, Ramadan, A “Flash Mob”, and Other Things

Cap Rousset, Ramadan, A “Flash Mob”, and Other Things

This past Thursday I had another beach day. Actually, my goal this past week was to go the beach everyday, even if only for an hour to read and hang out at the cafe. I’m motivated to spend more time outside than staring at my computer screen, hence my back log of blog updates. Anyway, Cap Rousset is the second closest beach to my house. The first is Plage du Rouet, which I guess I take for granted since I…

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A Tranquil Tuesday

A Tranquil Tuesday

In a post a few weeks ago, I mentioned that my Serbian friend will be in Marseille every Tuesday this summer. Last week he had to work, but this week he requested that we go to the beach. There aren’t too many beaches around Marseille, but the Plage du Prado is by far the most popluar one. I’ve personally never been (it seems a bit silly to drive 45 minutes to a beach when I have one 3 km away),…

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Thank You, Girl, For Making the Morning Brighter

Thank You, Girl, For Making the Morning Brighter

A few days before my “birthday party” on Saturday, my best friend here told me about a “Rugby” man that I may be interested in. She told me he’d be driving from Montepellier just to come to the party and that he was crashing at her place. My first impression is that he isn’t bad–tall, gorgeous blue eyes, and built like a horse. I mean, he is a rugby player so he’s pretty solid looking. His eyes are what really…

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Recent Updates

Recent Updates

So I’m just going to group about 2 weeks worth of random updates together, mostly because my weekends haven’t been super exciting. Plus, I’m going on vacation in a week and I have so much stuff left to do! First things first, yes. I’m going on vacation! WOOHOO!! I don’t know if I’ve ever needed a vacation more than I do now. Although, planning this vacation has me more stressed than I’ve been in 8 months! About a month ago…

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Natural State

Natural State

Spring has finally arrived in the South of France! It is finally warm enough to go to the beach without getting goosebumps (which happened to me last Wednesday). I had quite an adventure today. In fact, I did something more bold and more daring that I have ever done or ever even imagined I would ever do. I went to a nude beach in the Calanque des Anthenors. Yep, you read that right, I went to a nude beach and…

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A Week of Culinary Adventures

A Week of Culinary Adventures

While last week wasn’t anything particularly exciting, it has been filled with lots of delicious food! Delicious food, which I  regrettably did not photographed! Really, did you expect me to? But WAIT! I have (potentially) good news! Two of them were homemade and I hope to make them again, and if I do, not only will you get pictures, but step by step instructions! See? I do try. Last Sunday I had to take care of L for the early…

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