August 31

Get up, Check out, Chill and read One Thousand and One Night, Eat lunch, Hump it two miles to the new apartment, Meet my roommate Ian (UC Boulder), Wait for the guy to let us in and bring the other roommates, Meet Doug (Wake Forest) and Charlie (Formerly Centre College and currently U. of Cent. Missouri),…

August 30

Wake up late, Call the credit card company, Inform Capital One I am in Czech, Walk to Tesco, Buy food, Cook lunch, Improve American-Chinese relations with a small step, Catch up on the Internet, Walk around town, Take pictures, See a crappy street performer lay down on glass and have a woman stand on him…

August 29

Wake up on the train, Ride it some more, Get off the train, Grab a croissant and water, Get on the new train, Ride, Get off the new train, Get coffee and a pastry, Get on a new train, Ride, Get off the train, Eat pizza, Get on a new train, Ride, Get off the…

August 28

Wake up and go to breakfast, Eat a Nutella crepe in a cafe, Drink good coffee, Take the petit train around Antibes, Go to the Picasso Museum, Look out at the stunning azure waters of the Mediterranean Sea, Rethink Switzerland’s place as Europe’s most beautiful country, Have a strong desire to go sailing, Walk to…

August 27

Wake up, drive to St Paul-de-Vence, Find a cafe, Find that they are only serving coffee and pastures, drink coffee and eat apple strudel, walk about the ancient, fortified town, Go in art galleries, See excellent photographs, See sketches from Picasso and paintings from Chagall, Walk along the ramparts, Go in a church, Eat ice…

August 26

Wake up on the train, Arrive in Antibes at the tiny train station, Sleep in the station, Read in the station, Wait for Evie and Rebecca, Read more, Look for them, Rebecca and Evie arrive, Hugs all around and greetings, Drive to the hotel, Get settled, Take the bus down town, Get lunch in a…

August 24

Wake up late to the sound of the house cleaners knocking to see if they may enter at precisely 11:50, Get up, Nab breakfast from the vending machines upstairs, Take the metro to Hendaia, Purchase a reservation to Antibes, France on the night train, Metro back to San Sebastian after lunch at a small cafe,…