Even though the sun was out, the water was still cold. Still, many of the stagiaires were brave enough to jump in the sea and swim around for a bit. Most everyone took advantage of the sun at one point or another and lied down on the beach. Others searched the sand for seashells, and a few of us got a good game of beach volleyball going. Marie-Line and I did have them work for just a little bit on their theater and choir pieces for the upcoming farewell party, but for the most part, we simply had a fun, relaxing day at the beach.
We hope our stagiaires are rested up, because we have a pretty intense final week prepared for them. We have one more day of classes, a guided tour of Saumur (scheduled for the end so that the students can understand and appreciate it better), a visit at the Fontevraud Abbey, a final exam, and the farewell party as well as a great deal of rehearsal for it all during the week. After that, we just have our Paris visit left, and then they'll be going home! It's going to be a wild ride from here to the end, but I think it's going to be a lot of fun. More to come very soon!
Quick note: I've been trying to upload some of my videos on the picture website, but the website is currently not letting me do it. I'll keep trying, though!