Travel Blogs from Giverny
In addition to the vein and vin, there was one other item I had asked be included in our itinerary: the home, flower gardens and water gardens of impressionist artist Claude Monet in Giverny. This was by far my favorite spot in France (and we saw several amazing sites here).
I inherited a love of impressionism from my mother and …
Giverny was a bust, as we arrived way too late. The hotel itself was nice and we had a good meal, but all the attractions were closed (e.g., Monet's house). We did take an evening walk through a local park that was the source of inspiration for some of Monet's paintings, but that was about it. Ended up as just a place to sleep.
... I'm well aware that I shouldn't have a favourite class - it's not fair to the others blah blah blah, but I REALLY DO.. THEY'RE SO ADORABLE! They're pretty much my age so 18/19 but omg! We had our second lesson today (and yes, there are some pretty looking guys in that class!), but I thought we were gonna be doing simple things.. OH NO! We talked about Politics, Religion, Cultural Differences, and they love Mumford&Sons, House and Dr Who.. WHY HAVE I ONLY ...
... t my French improving? He thought I looked too French to be a tourist - smooth talker. There were only two of us on the tour, me and a young woman from Korea, who was in Paris for two weeks studying French. Kim had never ridden a bike before, which made me feel a lot better. Pepe our guide was from Mexico and had been in Paris for 6 years. When he wasn't cycling around Paris with tourists in tow, he wrote poetry...So far he hadn't been able to give up the ...
JFK finally opened! Maybe we will get home! To be honest although we know we are going to get home this has been somewhat frustrating! Today Marsha came up with a great idea. Take the train to Giverny, Monet's home and gardens. The concierge helped us with Metro directions (3 changes), train schedule and shuttle. It was easy to get there and the train was ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed