Au Revoir, Pau

So the time has come to write my last post from Pau.  I have just 2 full days left and will be leaving for Paris Friday morning at 7am.  It is hard to… Continue reading

Le Sentier du Littoral au Pays Basque

On Sunday, my host mom and her boyfriend took me along with them to walk the Sentier du Littoral au Pays Basque.  This is a marked trail along the coast of Basque Country… Continue reading

Cette semaine

This week, I had class on just Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday and each class goes from 8am to 9:30 or 10:30 so I have had a lot of free time on my hands–so… Continue reading

Toulouse, Carcassonne et un beau jour à Pau

This weekend, we had our third and final excursion with USAC. 😦 It was an overnight excursion this time–Friday night in Toulouse and Carcassonne the next day. The bus ride was about 2… Continue reading

Au lycée

I’ve had a lot of free time this week, with class meeting only 3 times a week–and I’m done by 10-11am everyday. So one of the things I’ve been doing is sitting in… Continue reading

Le DELF et la fin des cours

Last week, we had a big exam called the DELF that we have been preparing for throughout the last few months. The exam was a requirement for all USAC students and was composed… Continue reading

Mon week-end en Espagne

This past weekend, some friends and I decided to cross over the border to the Spanish Basque Country and visit the city San Sebastián. It’s a popular place to go when you’re studying… Continue reading

French Basque Country

On Saturday, we had our second USAC excursion, this time to the French Basque Country in the Western Pyrenees on the Atlantic coast.  Our bus left at 8:30am and we stopped in a… Continue reading

Spring Break Part 2

Continuing with my break…. Day Three On Sunday, we decided to do a day trip to Cannes. We found out from the woman at the front desk which bus to take and it… Continue reading

Spring Break Part 1

This week, we had 3 days off from classes and a weekend to travel. My friend Rachel and I decided to travel to the French Riviera and although my host mom and other… Continue reading