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Midnight in Paris

Paris holds the key to your heart. It made national news because of the pollution this weekend. I could definitely see the smog, especially from the Eiffel Tower. The Metro was free because they were trying to get as many people off the road as possible.

Anyway,  I went to the Eiffel Tower and climbed as far up as one possibly could. I fell in love at the top and it was so romantic. Just joking I didn’t but next time I just know I will. I went to musée d’Orsay which was neat. It was there that a man from Dominican Republic tried (with the worst English ever) to woo me. Didn’t happen but he asked for my sisters number if she was single. Of course I gave it to him because obviously my sister wants to date a random Dominican Republic man from half-way across the world… weird. I happened to get a picture in the museum even though pictures aren’t allowed. Plus I was wearing my CSU shirt so it’s very special. Apparently all of the museums in Paris, or at least most, are free to students!

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We went out on the town at nights in Paris which was fun. My friend from America is studying in Paris so I was able to meet up with her. We bought a bottle of wine each and drank them by The Seine. It was really fun. There is a chipotle in Paris which was so delicious. There aren’t very many Mexican food places here in Cannes so it was just a treat to eat some chipotle and have a taste of home. On Thursday night we had dinner on a boat right under the Eiffel Tower, it was amazing.

One of my friends got pick-pocketed and felt it right away and started yelling at the guy she thought took it and made a scene and he gave it back it was AWESOME. I never thought a pick-pocketer would be outsmarted like that. The receptionists at the hotel were awful, so many of the students have made complaints to them. Parisians are quite rude. Overall it was a fantastic trip to Paris but I am happy to be back in Cannes!

St- Patty’s day was super fun. I took a bunch of NSAIDS and medicine to give me the incentive to go out with everyone. We went to a bar called Morrison’s, which we go to every weekend, and the road was shut down because there were so many people.

I’ve been skipping quite a bit of school because I don’t like walking anymore with my diseased feet. It’s bad, but I don’t know what else to do. Oh well… when in France? I hope all is well in the states and I miss everyone!

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