"Long-distance relationships are more needy than regular ones. Because you can’t see, kiss, hug, hold hands…"
"the first time I fell in love with this unique and brilliant country"
Finally in the seventh month of my exchange I have in my possession my Carte de Sejour: which basically means that I am a legal resident of France and can leave the country and re-enter, when my temporary card (paper version) expires next month. So this is good news but the process to get here has been long, tedious and a bit ridiculous even if it does ensure the country's safety by monitoring the immigrants coming in. I would like to share some observations I found bizarre.
Check out what I've been up to in Grenoble, France. Grenoble is in central France close to the eastern border geographically formed by the French Alpes.
What is a Newfie? Generally for a Canadian the question is very simple: someone who lives in Newfoundland. Technically speaking we Canadians group Newfoundland and Labrador together as one province, even though they are both slightly different. Labrador is connected to mainland Québec and Newfoundland is an island. Even though ancestry in these parts come … Continue reading Newfie Chronicles
Next week I am going back to Provence (the region just beside la cote d'azur), where I spent my first exchange trip to France. I will get to go up Mont Ventoux, revisit old friends AND most importantly get some solid studying in for the three tests the following week.
So here in France there are a lot of things going on differently. For example a city wide bike pass system. Or people peeing in the Mediterranean at night. Very little dog owners do the 'poop and scoop' method to keeping the streets clean. It's more like the 'leave it and not give a hoot' … Continue reading Never seen that before.