Archive for June, 2010

TRISKELL Team Seminar

Posted: 22nd June 2010 by Luciano Araujo in Software Development, Summer 2010 in France

The TRISKELL team here at INRIA / IRISA Rennes was kind enough to invite me to their annual seminar. The pwurpose of this 2 day retreat is to discuss the focus of research for the next year and to view a small presentation from the first year PHD students. The event was held at a […]

Weekend in Paris, France

Posted: 21st June 2010 by Luciano Araujo in Photography, Summer 2010 in France

Due to the proximity from Rennes I chose Paris as my first weekend trip of a few that I have planned. On board of the TGV it takes just over 2 hours from Rennes to the heart of Paris. Quite convenient and comfortable trip, though the round trip cost is not THAT cheap: 90 Euros […]

A French Barbecue

Posted: 9th June 2010 by Luciano Araujo in Summer 2010 in France

Last week the weather was really nice and one of the guys at the research center put together a bbq at his house and invited the entire TRISKELL team. I obviously wouldn’t pass on the opportunity to see how a French bbq is like and accepted the invite. Greg (the guy hosting the bbq) lives […]

Day Trip to Saint Malo, France

Posted: 6th June 2010 by Luciano Araujo in Photography, Summer 2010 in France

This past week the weather here in Rennes has been very nice with sunny days and warm temperatures. Talking to the guys that live here, they say that there is a sense of happiness in the air due to the great weather and the summer approaching. So with that in mind I decided to take […]

The City of Rennes, France

Posted: 3rd June 2010 by Luciano Araujo in Photography, Summer 2010 in France, Travel

I have been in Rennes, France for a week now and I think its safe to give a quick report on the city and show some photos. Rennes is the capital of Bretagne, region northwest of France near the United Kingdom. Actually, the weather here is very similar to the one in London; it rains […]