Tag Archive for Bastille Day

Friday en Français : Bonne Fête La France!

Hier le 14 juillet, la France a fêté son indépendance de l’ancien régime. Mais certains ne savent pas si c’est pour fêter la prise de la Bastille, prison d’État horrible,  le 14 juillet 1789, OU la fête de la Fédération, qui a eu lieu le 14 juillet 1790. La fête de la Fédération célébrait l’union entre la monarchie soumise au… Read more →

La fête Nationale – Bastille Day

This is how Parisians celebrate what Americans call Bastille day…Parade in the morning, most people watch it on tv, only the vigorous tourists go out to the Champs Elysées; and then others just soak in the morning sun (uuuh, rain) at a café, full of…you guessed it : tourists. Then we all go in search of lunch in tourist filled… Read more →

Jet Set !

People get ready! Out of the blue sky, the jet engines came roaring by, on the 6th of July. I jumped up, stuck my head out the window at the office and started shooting (my camera), in an attempt to capture the fabulous adrenaline that comes from watching these incredible metal birds flying over Paris.I only had one worried student… Read more →

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