The many Davids of Europe

Journaling the aesthetic repetition in Rome and Paris

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It is not often that one is faced with the phenomenon of too many Davids, but Europe has a way of normalizing the extraordinary. Statues and cathedrals, works of art towering over the rhythms of everyday life, are anywhere and everywhere.
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The best part of Paris

One Saturday in mid-June, after months of begging, I found myself standing in the security line at San Francisco International Airport, clutching my passport and a boarding pass for a flight to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France. I had an orientation in Paris the next day for my month-long summer abroad course and more books than were entirely necessary stuffed into my backpack.
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Paris: an underwater experience

Ah, Paris! The city of love, the city of art and museums, complete with evenings dining on outdoor patios and sunny days spent walking upon the river. But what is there to do when the city of love is drowning? I had what I thought to be the unfortunate experience
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