After Italy, Claire and I flew to France. We spent eight days there, half in a beautiful flat in Paris (where I recovered from being sick and Claire got sick), and half in a chateau in the unbelievably tiny village of Les Essards. (Remember to click "read more" below.)
It was an amazing trip. I'd never traveled sans my family before, so I felt very brave at some points and very homesick at others. Claire and I had a lot of fun and discovered that we travel very well together.
Love - Mada
P.S. Thanks to Elo, who rented her apartment to us; and to Sjef, who welcomed us into his gorgeous home in Les Essards!