In a previous post, I wrote about making lifelong friends in Albertville, France during my summer in Europe in 2007. Little did I know that the same thing would happen again towards the end of my trip – this time in Toulouse, France. My friend and travel buddy, Teresa, had very briefly met Tonja before we left the U.S. and had mentioned to her that we would be traveling through Europe that summer. Tonja graciously invited us to stay with her and her family if we were going to be near Toulouse. Normally I would baulk at staying with complete strangers in their home, but for some reason Teresa and I were both on board with this idea. Fast forward a few months and Teresa and I…