A Green Theme

I’m looking forward to spring this year!  It seems to be taking a long time though.  For a reminder of what’s coming soon, I have these pictures from Monet’s garden in Giverny, France.  There was a lot of green there, not only from the garden but from the farmhouse and the bridge.  Have a look.

GivernyGivernyGivernyI’m also looking forward to going back to France later this spring.  That means more planning!

CBBH Photo Challenge: WINDOWS

The last time I was in France I went to Giverny to see Claude Monet’s exquisite gardens.  The house where Monet lived has lots of windows that overlook the gardens.  I thought these windows would fit this month’s challenge.   To learn more about the photo challenge visit East of Málaga.

The windows:

The view from the windows:

The two blogs I’d like to recommend are:

Canadiantravelbugs’s Blog

Lorna’s Tearoom Delights

The Beautiful Flowers of Giverny

While I was in France in May, I visited Monet’s gardens in Giverny.  Before I went I was hoping to see some early spring flowers and then use my imagination as to what the gardens might look like in full bloom.  To my surprise and delight, there were flowers in bloom everywhere!  I literally felt like a fashion photographer, one that continuously snaps photos in pursuit of the perfect shot.  But in my case, I have to say it would have been difficult to take a bad picture of such a beautiful scene.

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