One last post about Nice! I swear I’ll make it quick, but the food was so incredible in this town that I just had to share.
Friday night we had a reservation for dinner at Chez Acchiardo – a restaurant specializing in “Nissarde” cuisine located on Rue Droite in Vieux Nice, so we all splurged a little bit and got a nice dinner. NB. when I say splurge, it’s as a poor college student, for most of the world this is a very reasonably priced restaurant for the quality of food you get – which was delicious. Continue reading →
On Saturday afternoon E took me and S around la Vieille Ville (old town). We visited a cute cathedral and stopped for some yummy food, but we also visited an old manor that is currently housing and exhibit on old instruments. I LOVED it…wandering around excitedly and snapping photos of harps, harpsichords, hurdy gurdies (precursors to accordians), mandolins, and guitars. They had some amazing stuff in there. Continue reading →
After coming down from the high of the CCD Concert, I didn’t think things could get any better. I was wrong, as my weekend trip to Nice was beyond wonderful. In retrospect, I pretty much took fall break that week, as I was so busy with the concert, a visit with a friend home, and my two trips. But no matter, it was enjoyable and I didn’t really fall behind on work.
After a relatively sleepless night, I stole out of the house and headed to the train station where I’d be meeting a friend. Continue reading →
Oh but how the time does fly! Here I am, puttering along and letting blog posts get stacked up like there is no tomorrow! I know I disappeared there, but I also know you can forgive me. Just a heads up, to compensate for my laziness and lack of posts there is a serious flurry headed your way! So much to say! So many pictures to share! Posts may be on the less-detailed side, considering how much there is to say about everything, but fear not! There will be photos and stories a plenty! Some things to look forward to hearing about in the future are: