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June 2018.

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Le Mont Saint Michel

It’s a day trip from where I live, next time I would like to spend a night inside or nearby, be there early morning or late afternoon.

“In the 11th century, the Romanesque abbey church was founded over a set of crypts where the rock comes to an apex, and the first monastery buildings were built up against its north wall. … …

UNESCO has classed the Mont Saint-Michel as a world heritage in 1979 and this mecca of tourism welcomes more than 2,5 millions visitors a year.” The Tourism Office Mont Saint-Michel Normandie

le mont saint michel

eggs beating – restaurant mere poulard – le mont saint michel
the cloister
the cloister – l’abbaye du mont saint michel
la baie du mont saint micehl

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June 2018.

Le Bassin aux Nymphéas – Monet’s Water garden (3)

«Le Bassin aux  Nymphéas» (Water lilies pond) of Monet’s Water garden.
photos taken in Claude Monet’s water garden (Le jardin d’eau Claude Monet) / Giverny France / summer 2011
« It took me some time to understand my nymphéas…..I grew them without thinking of painting them . You cannot become immersed in a landscape in a single day…And then, all of a sudden, I had the revelation of the enchantments of my pond….I took my palette . Since then, I have had almost no other model. »   Claude Monet talked about the nymphéas of  his Water garden in Giverny.
Claude Monet’s «Le Bassin aux nymphéas» (1899).