Tag Archives: American volunteer

My experience by Jordan Taub

Bonjour, my name is Jordan and bienvenue! I am an artist from the states. If you will be volunteering at La Giruadiere in the near future or are considering it, hopefully I can share some useful insight into the project … Continue reading

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Canadian volunteer Comes to Grips with French Plaque au Feu

French Plaque de Feu Here at Giraudière, two cast iron fireplate plaques, fabicated in 1659, were found in two different fireplaces of the original Master’s mansion built around that time. The two plaques have been cleaned and made ready for … Continue reading

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International volunteers enjoy Fete de la Saint-Jean

Volunteers enjoy Fete de la Saint Jean with the locals at Passirac! Four Australians arrived at La Giraudiere to take part in a volunteers holiday in South West France. They are just part of the June 2016 intake. In all over 20 … Continue reading

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South West France ? Mais j’ai de la chance!

Southwest France proves to be an invaluable addition to this American’s gap year. Katherine, a nineteen-year-old taking the opportunity to learn about the world by exploring it, arrived on the scene in South West France Monday, May 2nd.  Afforded a range … Continue reading

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We welcome another gap year student

Charles, an American student who has made the impeccable choice of taking a gap year, arrived on the scene Friday, the 13th of May. Perfect timing to welcome someone who has fully embraced superstiton (he doesn’t know the Stevie Wonder … Continue reading

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