Unfortunately, my first week and vacation in Paris have come to an end. My ‘normal’ life will start today with an information meeting at school. Luckily it doesn’t start until 2 o’clock so I still have some time to look back at the past week. Will you join me?
After a long period without any real days of vacation, I was really happy to have a full week off. Monday was fully blocked in my agenda as a chilling day, a day to do whatever I felt like. In the end, I chose to walk through the shopping street and I bought some nice items on sale. After shopping I decided to go to the pool to get a new swimming card, so the next three months I can use all the public pools in the city. So I started right away with half an hour of swimming at Piscine Keller.
Tuesday mainly consisted of laying on the couch and blogging, but during the afternoon I went for a walk around the neighborhood. I think it’s quite important not to stay inside all week and it’s a good way to get to know Paris a bit better. Too bad it was quite a cloudy and grey day so my pictures aren’t that great.
I’ve gotta admit, the Netflix series YOU got me hooked, so I spent most of my day watching episodes while working on my blog layout. (You might have noticed, the layout is totally different and I am publishing in English as well.) During the afternoon I went for a swim.
I decided to walk to the Notre Dame. Quite a walk, but it was totally worth it! I enjoyed watching the world around me and seeing new places in this city. I took a lot of pictures and I actually published a blogpost about my little adventure on Fridaymorning. (Read my post about walking to the Notre Dame)
The last day of the week and I had quite a good day. Sleeping in, going to the pool and working on my blog. The time passed by quickly and before I realized it, my boyfriend got home again. During the night one of his friends came to visit us. We had pizza and went for a walk through the neigbourhood, because the friend had never seen the statue of liberty in Parijs. (I didn’t take a picture of the statue, but I took one of the Eiffel tower, because… well… it’s the Eiffel tower!)
Saturday afternoon we visited the parents of my boyfriend for the galette des Rois, a special cake that the French eat with Epiphany day. That day wasn’t on Saturday but we still had the cake because everybody likes the flavor. Fun fact: there is a little ‘king’ (a small stone figure) hidden in the cake and the one person who fins it, gets to wear the crown.
The last day of the week and a good day to stay at home and do nothing. Watching Netflix, reading magazines and some blogging. Sometimes I just really need those kind of days.
This upcoming week:
Alright, you’ve finished reading the overview of my past week. A relaxed week filled with moments of visiting nice places and chilling. This upcoming week I will start school and besides that I don’t have any specific plan. So it’s kinda like a big surprise. Did you make any plans?