Chateau de Brecourt
Travel Blogs from Pacy-sur-Eure
... through every part and over every bridge, and then more formal pathways leading up to the house. Surprisingly we ran into the English couple we had met on the River Seine dinner cruise, which was nice.
Monet's house has been completely restored and is as it was when Monet lived there. The rooms were all painted in bright colours like blue for the living room, yellow for the dining room, and a beautiful blue and white tiled kitchen (similar to ...
... Needless to say, despite the GPS and my inadequately small maps, we found ourselves heading out of Rouen towards the west again. Correcting that took us a long time, and then the most direct route south went through so many small towns we barely got over 50km/h. A trip of 140km that should have taken 2 hours took us 3! And Giverny was busy with tourists, lots of Asians for the first time, and Americans. They clogged vantage points to take silly selfies, lolled on ...
... is truly
spectacular. The gorgeous flowers were all out and I could really see where he
got his inspiration. Craig and Terry have been really enjoying their cycling in
the alps. Tonight Germany beat France in the soccer, which is clearly a
disappointment round here. Couldn’t get a drink anywhere – too crowded!
... something you do everyday it just becomes routine. I've come so far over the last few months, and my biggest regret would be to let it regress. I still have a long way to go as well, so my hope is to not only continue when I return but get even better too!
If anyone has suggestions on ways I can keep these up in the US (read as: if anyone knows a single male with beautiful hair haha), let me know! Excited to be reunited soon.
... I've witnessed people stand in line for over an hour just for Burger King. Granted, these are a bit special because there's only one A&F/BK in France, so they garner a bit more attention. But there's also more Starbucks and McDonald's then I think I've seen in all of the US, and most importantly, everyone wants to speak English.
I know that English is not strictly an American language, and I'm also well aware that many languages are spoken within the United States. But ...