Posts Tagged ‘olives’

Time is beginning to fly over here!  After this week, I’m going to be in Berlin for the Christmas holiday, back to Paris for New Years, and then off to Italy, London, and Amsterdam on the 12th, before I head back to the states.

Looking back, it boggles my mind on how much you can fit into nearly 2 months.  This has been such an amazing trip, I can’t believe all that I have done in my time here, and all that I still have planned to do before I leave – I’m truly blessed.

My hard drive is certainly feeling the weight of my adventures, LOTS of images to go through, LOTS of things to share.

I thought I would post a few of those images, giving you a glimpse of what I’ve been up to these past few months.

Bits and pieces of what I’ve seen in Paris:

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A few weeks ago the BF and I tried out one of the many buffets that you will find in Springfield proper.  It seems people don’t like to be told when it’s time to stop eating around here…

It was a Middle Eastern buffet called ‘The Holy Land Diner’.  One of the smaller buffets that we have encountered here thus far, their selection of food was very simple and to the point – salad, olives (yes please!), soup, pita bread and hummus, a vegetarian dish, rice, and two meat dishes, + dessert (didn’t try it).  Not a lot to write home about.

What made this buffet worth it? – aside from the all you can eat kalamata olives…(Zoom in on my purse full of olives.  Kidding!)…the meatballs.  Think Ikea, but all you can eat.  These guys were melt in your mouth, ‘I’m so glad I can go get more’, yum!



I’d go back just for another ‘healthy’ helping of that deliciousness…paired with about 5 heaping bowls full of olives.  Don’t judge me.

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