Saturday, January 26


Today I arrived in France to start a little new life for myself,
to learn myself and others,
and thus far it's left me completely breathless.
My apartment is ancient and gorgeous,
and the people I share it with are intricate and fascinating.
There's a darling little lonely breakfast table in the courtyard that I will be exploring as a breakfast nook soon,
I saw a cat keeping it company today through my window.
The weather is mild and inviting, and the people mysteriously beautiful.
I flew over the French Alps on the way here, and was completely besotted.
This land somehow reaches me in a way nowhere else does.
Watching those mountains pass, with etched valleys and rivers slipping between them,
like some ancient fable,
I fell completely in love,
at first sight,
with the country of France.
This is going to be an incredible five months,
I invite you to share them with me.




9 comments:

  1. Oh, I'm excited to see and hear more! Especially photos of your apartment!

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  2. Wonderful! Are you traveling and working? Volunteering? Why did you choose France? How very exciting. (You don't know me, but I've been following your blog for a little while. Love your perspective!)

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    1. I am traveling and studying actually :)

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  3. Wow, this is truly an incredible view. Hope you have a wonderful time.

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  4. i'm so excited! i hope you enjoy your stay! i can't wait to see the photos and know the news from france :-D
    <3

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  5. what an exciting journey! I cannot wait to see more. lovely photographs :)

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  6. loving your photographs. congratulations on the move.

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  7. i feel kind of enthusiastic and excited even though i'm not the one in france alone.
    so glad to find your blog. looking forward to seeing updates!

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  8. i can't wait to see france through your eyes.

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