Leaving the Continent

Alexandra Williams
March 18, 2013

Last week we had our first vacation and I decided to travel with a high school friend to Paris for the weekend and then to London where she is currently studying. When I got to London the first thing my friend told me was when people leave the UK they say they’re going to the continent. Going to London was one of my childhood dreams and it was all that I expected, perhaps even more. During my vacation I was also able to go to Paris and Cambridge and be a full out tourist. When I took my midnight bus ride back to Paris to then catch a TGV to Nantes I saw all the London monuments completely lit.

I think I left a little piece of my heart back in the UK. 

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Alexandra Williams

<p><span style="color: rgb(29, 29, 29); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237);">Alexandra is a junior at Georgetown University majoring in Operations and Information Management with a minor in French. After taking Spanish, Italian, and Latin in high school she decided she needed a fresh start and began French in college. Since she&rsquo;s started to learn French she&rsquo;s fallen in love with the language. She hopes to one day be fluent in French completing her life long dream of being bilingual. During her spare time she likes to read, practice her photography, and learn new baking and cooking recipes. Abroad she hopes to completely immerse herself in French cuisine, language, and culture.</span></p>

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