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C’est la rentrée !

September 2nd, 2013

C’est la rentrée !  Translation – the return.  Hint: in France this means way more than back to school.  While it does mean that for all but university students, it’s also back to life after the August vacations that shuttered many small businesses and emptied many cities, Paris included.  Paris comes back to life as shops reopen, residents return and reconnect with neighbors and friends and everyone shares stories from their vacations.  Everything starts anew – while it marks an end (to vacations) it’s also