Chateau de Brecourt
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... flowers are grouped by colour. Most are familiar perennials. It is a great place to eat lunch!
Monet's house is open for inspection and shows a Chinoiserie influence. It has commissioned reproductions stacked high on the wall of his studio. The large family kitchen has a wood stove the country relatives would die for!
A tunnel under the road takes us to the famed water lily pond where crowds mill ...
... the English and the French. It's site, however, offers stunning views up and down the Seine Valley.
A couple of passenger river cruise boats are docked nearby and a cargo boat passes by. We eat our lunch with the white swans to the sound of the river.
Then we surrender again to Naggy Maggy and her instructions for the drive into Rouen Cathedral. It's a one hour drive through small villages, mown fields and woodlands.
Rouen Notre DamÍ Cathedral ...
... theme music from Sleeping Beauty. Everyone then joined them on the dance floor, twirling being the flavour of the night and with an exuberance that Dale and I really were no match for. Emilie had mentioned to us earlier during cocktails that the owner of this chateau and why it was famous was Charles Perrault, the author of many fairy tales. Because of this there was a museum downstairs with strange mannequins. Emilie came and got us with the other Australians. ...
... vantage point that shows all of the roofs of the hundreds of years old houses mixed together. I know you're thinking, where's the picture!? And I'm regretting not having taken one yet, but at the same time I don't want to. A picture will never be able to capture it's beauty, and I want it to remain forever perfect in my mind's eye.
Speaking in French
This one may come across as obvious and not a "little thing," but when ...
... how to buy a train ticket vs. a metro ticket, and I expressed my sincerest gratitude for his help and leniency. But you can bet your butt, I'll buy a ticket next time!
As if almost getting fined twice in one week wasn't enough, France decided I needed to be frightened out of my wits just one more time. My cousin came into town on Saturday, so I met him and a few other members of his school group for dinner in Paris. We ate at ...