Nate and I went to Giverny on Monday. Monday happened to be a jour ferié (national holiday) so the place was plein de monde. We took a train from gare Saint-Lazare to Vernon, which took about 40 minutes, and then walked three miles from Vernon to Giverny on a marked pedestrian/bike path which took about an hour and a half. After eating a quick lunch in a restaurant just outside the estate, in we went! I can let the pictures speak for themselves, it was a super hot and sunny day which made everything stand out. It was iris and peony season!

view of the Seine (which runs through Vernon!) on our walk to Giverny

Nate accidentally bumped into me when I was taking this photo, but I think it resulted in a monet-esque picture!

meandering into water lilly territory…

getting in touch with nature

view of the gardens from Monet’s house


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Jen
    Jun 14, 2012 @ 19:58:24

    So very beautiful! I am rather jealous, I did not make it there.


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