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1 posts from November 2016

11/01/2016

Students who travel together learn together

Day trip to Carcassonne: 

As part of their “Masterworks of French Art” course, students went to visit the enchanting  castle of Carcassonne! 

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The medieval fortress was classed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1997 and is rumored to be the inspiration for the Disney castle.
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The visit illustrated firsthand what they learned during the course about the Middle Ages, church and society. The students were able to discuss on site the fight against Heresy (Cathars and the Albigensian Crusade).  

THREE DAYS IN PARIS

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The purpose of this trip was to mirror the program focus on business and culture. If we' re talking business in Paris, visiting La Défense is a must. This business district has over 3600 companies including 15 out of the 50 leading world companies!

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"Personnages Fantastiques” - Miro

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"Araignée Rouge" - Calder

La Défense is less known for its numerous artistic works, but they are definitely worth noting: the architecture is an amazing mix of all-types buildings, but at the same time sculptures and water fountains diversify the landscape!

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Visits of course to the central tourist stops such as Notre Dame, the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower were necessary and students tried their best to understand the Parisian way of life!

They went to see a play called :“How to Become Parisian in One Hour”: a survival guide to fit in in the capital! It was a great insider's perspective on the mystery of Parisian personality!

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Dessert

 Testing escargot!!

And to top it all off last but not least, they discovered the delicious edible offerings of Paris …!  
 

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