Best Western Hotel De Dieppe
Travel Blogs from Rouen
... machine on the bus but that was quickly solved and we set off for Giverny.
It was a short trip (about 7 km) and we finally arrived. The gardens were magnificent - a huge area devoted to cottage garden style plants and then across a road - accessed by a tunnel - the water lily pond and Chinese bridge from one's most famous paintings. It was absolutely gorgeous, surprisingly peaceful, despite the many people there. There were winding paths that ...
We slept later than usual, exhausted from tramping the cliffs til bedtime or the nice dark room, not sure. But it was hard to get up when I heard Jonathan showering. We decided to have breakfast in the hotel, as the dining room looked so lovely. More of the quirky decor in the detective theme, lightshades made of old bits of bed spring threaded with red feather boas, mannequin hands coming out of bits of door and photo frame with different weapons of murder, a top hat ...
... traffic jam of mhs all waiting to get out. In the end the German had to reverse his giant mh with car being towed behind. By the time the gendarmes arrived we were on our way leaving the Germans looking embarrassed. Well, at least they got their own back at the football!
Now sitting on a very nice aire in Neufchatel en Bray thanks to Victoria, our very own Trip Advisor, watching Brazil v Colombia. Parfait!
Monet's Garden – 4th July
A slower start this morning – hanging around
our apartment in the Morais district. It’s really nice round here and people
are very friendly. We shopped for yummy cheeses and breads and I found a lovely
white top – Craig won’t ...
... lush! Monet's house was quite large but totally packed with visitors... hard to even breathe once inside.
It was close to impossible to take a photograph without a crowd which was disappointing, but it's easy to see why it's so popular!
It was a lovely day & the trip back to Fosseuse uneventful and faster than we expected... A time for a rest before we look for some dinner in a nearby town.