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Friday, April 19, 2013

Giverny - The Home and Gardens of Monet

Of all the places we will be seeing during our adventure in France, going to Giverny and seeing the home and gardens of Claude Monet was the one I looked forward to most.

It wasn't a disappointment. We sailed into Vernon during the night, then this morning we took the bus to Giverny. The environment has altered dramatically from Paris and is more rural. The houses are small and quaint - no skyscrapers in sight.

Even though this isn't the prime season for flowers in the gardens, the spring flowers and flowering trees put on quite a show. Here is a view looking up to the famous pink and emerald green Monet house and some if the gardens.

4 comments:

Darla McDowell said...

I am so enjoying these posts, Claire! Thanks for sharing your wonderful trip with us. I can't wait to see more!

CrimsonLeaves said...

Stunning photo and I suspect we'll see this in your gorgeous style of painting too!

hmuxo said...

It sounds like the perfect place to be, Claire..enjoy!!!! Take lots of photos!!

Susan said...

Beautiful. Love this photo.

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