The Village of Giverny in France

The village of Giverny is best known for containing Monet’s famous garden that inspired so many of his later paintings.

Even though we zoomed to Giverny we didn’t arrive until 10:45 by which time ‘tout le monde’ had arrived and there was a huge line-up to get into the garden.Map of the Village of Giverny Showing Monet's Garden However, the entire village of Giverny was like a garden, with roses spilling over arches leading to the parking lots, charming cafés serving floral delights, and painters painting… 15FrGivernyGardenRosesParkinglot4302wIt was pleasant in the sun and Al went off to explore the village while I waited in line and wrote in my journal. Diary Sketch of Rose Arbour in GivernyLater I went and took photos of the village including this ivy-clad house. An Ivy-Clad Building in Giverny, France A gleeful pig adds a whimsical touch to a Giverny roof… A flying pig whimsically decorates a roof in Giverny, France Flowers everywhere. A garden in Giverny, France I’m not sure what this tree is called but I want one. GivernyGarden42A garden in Giverny, France99w An art exhibit within the village.Giverny Art Poster

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s