The week is coming to a close, and it couldn't have gone any faster. We had another successful and exciting several days, where we got to see even more amazing parts of France. Wednesday we traveled to Sciences Po, a renowned school located in Paris, where we ran into our old friend and DePaul alum Selma, who graduated last year after playing women's tennis. We got to catch up with Selma, have lunch with some students, and take a tour of her new school.
Later in the week we got to share a few more experiences. Friday we went to the Taittinger Champagne cellars, located East of Paris in a town called Reims. We witnessed the years of work put into producing a single bottle of Champagne, and it's really pretty incredible.
Finally, on Saturday, the class portion of our trip came to a close. A small group of us went to Versailles to check out the massive castle and gardens. We even brought some lunch and ate out in the courtyard. That evening we had our final meal as a group at the oldest restaurant in Paris, La Petit Chaise. It was spectacular; I never knew food could taste so good.
It's sad to be leaving Paris, but the two of us are now on our way to meet up with our teammates in Germany and see how they live over here. Don't worry, we'll be coming back with lots of pictures.
Erik & Ben