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Blog post archives from November 2012

Homeward BoundHomeward Bound
posted November 7, 2012 by Holly Hayes

I'm coming home tomorrow, yay! It has been a great and very productive trip, but six weeks is a long time and I'm looking forward to returning to family, friends, and the familiar. I'm leaving from Amsterdam as usual, where I arrived from Minnesota so many moons ago...

The Big Walk in ParisThe Big Walk in Paris
posted November 7, 2012 by Holly Hayes

I had a good and very productive week in Paris. I took several thousand photos, at least some of them good, and that's the main thing. My French, such as it is, ground back to life and got some good practice...

Antwerp from the WindowAntwerp from the Window
posted November 5, 2012 by Holly Hayes

Greetings from Antwerp, on the Flemish (Dutch) side of Belgium, where I have stopped for three nights on my way to Amsterdam (and from there, home)! It has been very cold and rainy here, and I have my second cold of the trip - not surprising after all the public transportation and night photography in Paris - but I have otherwise had a nice time in Antwerp...

Halloween in FranceHalloween in France
posted November 1, 2012 by Holly Hayes

I hope you all had a Happy Halloween! I didn't expect much out of Halloween in France, because I know it's not much of a holiday over here and I hadn't seen any signs of it in shop windows. But my Halloween night turned out to be rather festive after all! I spent the day in Chartres, which is an hour's train ride west of Paris, to re-photograph its lovely cathedral...