Goodbye Paris, Hello Antibes!

After the constant bustle of Paris, the streets of Antibes feel deserted.

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I was sadder than I expected to leave Paris: it may be noisy, dirty, crowded and constantly on the go, but there is something there that is captivating. There is something that catches your heart and makes you feel like you can do anything.

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But then I arrived here.

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My soul is singing today, I’m next to the ocean! And not just any ocean but one with mountains in the background and craggy rocks for the sea to splash over. So to give you an idea of what things look like now –

I live on this street:

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At this address:

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And this is what our building looks like:

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Our entrance is like this:

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When you come up the stairs, we’re on the first floor:

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And we even have a balcony:

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I’ve spent the morning making the place feel like home with little slices of familiarity:

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Eating my first meal:

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And doing a little bit of translation practice:

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I think that this is going to be a success. 2013 – Bring it on!

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. axeandrea says:

    Katherine!!

    Bonjour mon ami! What a pleasure it is to see you enjoying your trip so much!

    I send you the warmest of wishes for 2013! Miss you a ton!

    Love always!

  2. ashburb says:

    Oh I so know what your mean about Paris Kath! It just has such a wonderful feeling! But Antibes! Looks amazing! It must feel great to be by the ocean again 🙂 Happy New Year!

  3. Wow! What a beautiful place to call home. So very jealous…

  4. Jefferson Braswell says:

    bonne chance, mon petit chou !

    Here is my mini-Ode to the New Year:

    Here’s looking forward to a brand new scene,
    With all kinds of goodies, many colored green.
    And let’s not have anything come between
    One and all, and a happy 2013.

    My goodness, Antibes ! You lucky woman – What fun !

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