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  • à la boulangerie
    By Stephanie Humphrey at CIEE
    We are already in our third week of the program! After a wonderful weekend in Normandy learning about the history of World War II and visiting the Mémorial de Caen,...keep reading
  • Un weekend à la mer
    By Josephine Aisha Simon at CIEE
    This weekend, the students were divided in to two groups - one went to Port Vendres and Collioure, while the other visited Carcassone. We were lucky enough to go with...keep reading
    Hip Hop Workshop
    By Tracy Clark at CIEE
    What is Hip Hop? It's a dance style that was created in the 70's by Afrika Bambaata in the Bronx to create a positive movement uniting adults and children in...keep reading
  • La Fete de la Musique la Bretonne
    By Jennifer Anderson at CIEE
    Bonjour! On Friday it was Fête de la Musique in France. Every June 21st, in cities all over France, music is celebrated with free concerts in parks and nieghborhoods. Our...keep reading
  • Majestic Mont St. Michel
    By Jennifer Anderson at CIEE
    Salut! On Wednesday we embraced the climb of 256 feet to see the Abbaye of Mt. St. Michel. While the climb was grueling at times as our feet touched cobblestones...keep reading
    Graffiti and Street Art
    By Emma Butler at CIEE
    On Thursday, we met with local street artists in Rennes to discover the history of street art, see works of art in the streets of Rennes, and make our own...keep reading
    Mémorial vs. Museum
    By Mackenzie A. at CIEE
    Students' visit to Memorial of the Shoah sparked questions and discussion of history, language, and human rights. We learned why the French language chose to us the word Shoah instead...keep reading
  • St. Malo
    By Jennifer Anderson at CIEE
    Bonjour!!!! This past Saturday we went to St. Malo. It was a wonderfully cloudy day but our spirits were raised by an amazing tour at a Maison de Corsaires and...keep reading

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