Author: Dan Ugelow

  • Home

    Towards the end of my trip in France, I felt an overwhelming want to return and a desire to hold on to the moment a little longer. The food, the travel and of course the friends are all things I loved about being there. Though, as I make my way through suburbia I feel myself…

  • New York

    My 10 am train glides through the french countryside, speeding through farms, cities and expansive fields. My gaze catches glimpses of a blurred world where only in an instant everything is clear. I breathe deeply and think of how I will soon be landing at the JFk airport and it’ll be as though I had…

  • L’hiver

    Leaflets and blades of grass catch the morning frost, holding it as a sign of winter and new holiday wonder. Each season here leaves its mark on the town where decades of tradition perspire down each street. With only 7 days left abroad, I spent my Saturday letting the cold encase my hands and ears…

  • Fêtes des lumières à Lyon (Festival of Lights)

    For 4 days each year a few weeks before Christmas, Lyon becomes one of the brightest and liveliest cities in France. Millions of people crowd the streets to experience the Festival of Lights. Buildings become canvases for dancing projections that play upon the architectural design, telling stories and showing off different artistic pursuits. Savory scents…

  • The Holidays

    The town has morphed into a bright swirl of lights and ribbons as the people prepare for Christmas. Though Thanksgiving truly remains an american tradition. I celebrated turkey day by making myself a very basic dinner. (Potatoes and veggies) Memories of the yearly family feast flooded my mind and I felt a very strong nostalgia…

  • Victor Hugo

    Known by some of his works such as Notre-Dame de Paris and Les Misérables, Victor Hugo is one the many great writers from the 19th century who was Born in Besançon and well regarded for his political involvement through writing. To indulge in some history I decided to visit his birth home which is called…

  • La Langue: La fenêtre de l’esprit (Language: Window of the Mind)

    Quick clicks and whispers shake the air; each individual phoneme – sound, containing the intent of a want to communicate. Pervasive and unavoidable, language is life’s attempt to translate ideas into tangible, shareable meaning. Being in the process of perfecting my French communication each day, I feel the immensity of language as a whole. This…

  • Amsterdam/Paris Vacation Part 2

    Paris is a wonderful city, though less structurally organized than Amsterdam. The metro and a decent map will be your best friend. Sacré Coeur – located in Montmarte http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacr%C3%A9-C%C5%93ur,_Paris       Other parts of Paris     Louvre This Museum is immense, requiring at least two or three full days to experience most of…

  • Amsterdam/Paris Vacation Part 1

    Amsterdam is a beautifully designed, easily navigable and truly enjoyable place holding some of the best gems of scenery.   Day   Night Lots of students discuss cheap essay writing service In fact it is not odd because every kind of this services provide truly valuable service of coolessay.net In such a company you are…

  • Musée du temps (Museum of Time)

    A big life motif, time has found its appreciation in this museum. Reserved at first, I had no idea as to what I would find except a bunch of clocks. Though, some of the coolest sculptures and paintings are found in La Musée du temps.   Для того чтобы повысить свои социальные характеристики вы можете…