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Valentine’s Day in Paris February 14, 2003

Filed under: Love,Semester Abroad — Kelocity @ 1:55 pm
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Last night was Karaoke Night at the Castle…I got up the guts go get up there and sing a few songs, including WANNABE by the Spice Girls! Doesn’t that remind you of Freshman Year of High School??!! It was good times. Emerson sold beer for 40 cents…that was pretty cool too! Wake up call: Feb. 14th, 7am. We all eat breakfast, and find Valentine’s Day candy in our mailboxes. (Conversation Hearts—in Dutch!)

We board the coach bus and head for Paris… we get there at 4pm. Upon arrival, all 80 of us head to the Hotel Campanile. We are forced to wait outside for like a half hour while they check in for us. I walk into the lobby of the hotel…. And Irving is there waiting for me with a rose! (Valentine’s Day weekend in Paris…this is gonna be good!)

We walked to his hotel, and I dropped off my stuff. We then walked around the city for a bit, then met up with the Emerson Group for a little tour of Paris.

It was sooo cold outside, but we had to listen to hours of lectures OUTSIDE… we went to the Church of Notre Dame, and walked to the Louvre. It was beautiful at night, all lit up! The whole city was romantic… it was like a dream. We ate dinner at an Italian Restaurant, we tried to order in French, but that didn’t work out too well.

A few pictures from our Valentine’s Day Weekend in Paris!!!



3 Responses to “Valentine’s Day in Paris”

  1. cathy Says:

    what jacket r u wearing?????
    we got a deal on that one!!!!!!!

  2. cathy Says:

    what beautiful pics!!!!!and what a special valentines day to have your boyfriend to fiance to husband waiting there for you…it doesnt get any better than that!!!!
    hold on to the memories

  3. Erika Says:

    Awe, I think I’ve seen these before but I love them!!! You guys both look so young!! (not that you look old now! hehe). I can’t wait to go there, its beautiful. I love the shot you got of the whole city, just beautiful!

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