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Ticonderoga group tours France during spring break

TICONDEROGA A group of Ticonderoga students and adults spent the week of April 6 to 13 in Paris and Nice. The group traveled with Explorica Educational Tour Company. The students involved were Jacob Kelly, Matt Bussey, Pat Dunn, Andy Burrows, Jared Best, David Cook, Carly Tubbs, Nadine Mars, Alix Olcott and Jamie Quesnel. The adults who traveled were Kari Millard, Beverly Trudeau, Bonnie Dunn, Christine Bussey and Regina Ezzo. The group visited many major monuments in Paris, such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre-Dame, Les Invalides, LArc de Triomphe, Versailles, Le Louvre (Mona Lisa is held here), etc. The group took a Seine River Cruise at dusk on the final night in Paris. Also, they became experts on using the metro and the culture of Paris during their three-day stay. In Nice, the students and adults stayed in a hotel that was one block from the beach of the Mediterranean Sea. The group was able to play on the beach, see Old Nice and its markets. They also visited some other towns along the Mediterranean. The group went to the Fragonard Perfume Factory, Eze, Antibes and St. Paul de Vence. Eze and St. Paul de Vence are medieval towns where the shopping was great. The group had some free time throughout the trip to explore and see the sights.

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