Paris Past and Inception

Wednesday: a scavenger hunt for the dead. Thursday: a peek into dreams. On Wednesday afternoon, I visited the Le cimetière du Père-Lachaise, the largest cemetery in Paris and the first garden cemetery in the world. Located in 20th arrondissement, Père-Lachaise is often overlooked by tourists because it is far from the center from Paris. After visiting, however, I feel [...]

Farmers’ Markets and the Eiffel Tower: Familiarity and Foreignness

I woke up this morning in quite a panic. Had I slept through breakfast, after my host family told me that we were all going to have breakfast together this morning? My night had been a bit rough. Not only was I jet lagged, but around 1:30am, a group of teenagers decided that the front [...]