A flowered afternoon at the Parc de Bagatelle in Paris

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Created in 1775, the park and the castle are located in the Bois de Boulogne. It was built in 64 days due to a bet between Queen Marie-Antoinette and her brother-in-law, the Count d’Artois. The park de Bagatelle is a … Continue reading

In a marvellous flowered and fruit garden

I used a magnificent illustration of the talented Jane Ray :

Jane Ray illustration from “The twelve dancing princesses”

A sparkling night in Versailles

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Every Saturday from June 18 to September 17 2016, the gardens of the Château de Versailles offer stunning fireworks in front of the Grand Canal. I saw amazing and beautiful fireworks in July. It is a wonderful spectacle. For more … Continue reading

Le jardin Majorelle : An oasis of colours in Marrakech

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The French painter Jacques Majorelle (1886-1962) created this wonderful botanic garden in the 1920’s. Passionate about botany, he brought back exotic plants from his travels (cacti, palm trees, bamboo, coconut palms, jasmine, agaves, bougainvilleas…). He uses the famous Majorelle blue … Continue reading

“Parc de Passy” : A charming and colorful park in Paris

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I discovered this lovely park by chance and i was delighted by the colours and the height of the flowers. This pink flower field (“cosmos”) magnifies and brightens the park. The park is surrounded  and overhanged by high buildings. A delightful … Continue reading