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Boredom Before Departure  
   

Boredom Before Departure

Yeeah, I was bored, so Carla braided my hair. Laura said I looked like Pippi Longstockings. I was surprised she knew who that was, but then she told me that Pippi was invented in Sweeden. Tough cookies hahaha :D
Strasbourg, Paris, and Berlin

November 4th 2009
I think I shall start with Strasbourg. Strasbourg is the city furthest to the east in France. Directly east of it is Germany. There is a lot of German influence in Strasbourg because of this reason. Some of the oldest houses in France can be found here, and many of them are traditionally German. I did not go with my host family, but rather, some friends of the family. They were very nice, and we s ... read more
Europe » France » Lorraine » Thionville

French Flag Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
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