Month: April 2010

  • Spring Break Part 3 of 4 – Bordeaux

    Finally, after a stressful week, I have a few hours before I have to start studying for finals. Here are my photos from Bordeaux, where I spent the most time. There I did lots of things like exploring alone, spending a day in a French high school (not pictured), and going to a small funeral […]

  • Institutions

    Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance by Doug North. Read it; it will likely change the way you think about why some nations manage to become rich and others stay poor, despite the billions of dollars being thrown at them annually. More France photos will come soon, I promise. I am through 1.5/2 papers, so […]

  • Spring Break Part 2 of 4 – Arcachon

    After my short stay in Paris, I took a train a few hours south to Bordeaux, where my friend David lives. After a short nap at David’s apartment, we immediately went to the town of Arcachon, a small but beautiful place on the Atlantic (well, technically on Arcachon Bay, but we could see where the […]

  • Spring Break Part 1 of 4 – Paris

    I am finally getting around to posting some of my spring break photos from France! I won’t write the story of my trip on here… I would much prefer to tell you in person, so call me and ask me to hang out! (Or if you are too far away to do that, call me […]