2012 College of Business International Business Experience (Pictures)

May 12 to May 26, 2012

A page that shows all of the days (click on one to bring it up and then click on slideshow to see it):


Day 1, Sunday - We arrive and do the "walking tour" (aka the death march).


Day 2, Monday -- WIPO and the U.N.


Day 3, Tuesday -- Mont Saleve and the WTO http://www.flickr.com/photos/ljmarks/sets/72157629739070142/show/

Day 4, Wednesday -- International Red Cross and Chillon Castle http://www.flickr.com/photos/ljmarks/sets/72157629759067166/show/

Day 5, Thursday, The ILO (with an unexpected presentation on the Telecom industy in Iran) and then an impromptu visit to the Botanical Gardens, and then some of the students head off to Rome.


Day 6, Friday -- Cem and I go to Strasbourg, with a short stop over for a walking tour of Basel, Switzerland.


Day 7, Saturday -- Cem and I explore Strasbourg;  The Hospital Wine Cellar, the EU Parliament, in a bagpipe parade or two in Center City, in the Botanical Gardens lit up for a night, and the square outside of the train station http://www.flickr.com//photos/ljmarks/sets/72157629803294020/show/

..and for those who wonder what a bagpipe parade might look and sound like try this video http://www.flickr.com/photos/ljmarks/sets/72157629809684716/

Day 8, Sunday -- A visit to l'orangier park and the EU, awaiting the students arrival from Rome. We reunite and dine, then visit the cathedral.  http://www.flickr.com/photos/ljmarks/sets/72157629867085110/show/

Day 9, Monday -- We visit the EU parliament in Strasbourg and then take the historic boat ride (partial pics) and dine in Kehl, Germany.  http://www.flickr.com/photos/ljmarks/sets/72157629867185734/show/

Day 10, Tuesday -- We travel on the TVG fast train to Paris, visit IBM France, and La Defense, and then dine at the famous La Coupole restaurant in Montparnasse.


 Day 11, Wednesday -- A cultural day. We visit the Louvre museum and then take the Paris Vision tour of the city, visit Tour Montparnasse, and take a boat ride on the Seine River.


 Day 12, Thursday -- We visit Wunderman and the U.S. Embassy and then travel to visit Montmartre and Sacre Coeur.


 Day 13, Friday -- A culture day. We visit Versailles and then go to the Opera and visit one of the Grand Department stores in Paris.