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Water Lilies and Bridge

The pond and water lillies at Claude Monet’s garden at Giverny near Paris are just as beautiful as the Monet paintings depict. It is a beautiful spot to walk around and see all those famous scenes that Monet painted. I would have loved to have spent more time here and seen what it looked it…

Monet’s Garden, Giverny_0334

“Claude Monet’s gardens at Giverny are like his paintings—brightly coloured patches that are messy but balanced. Flowers were his brushstrokes, a bit untamed and slapdash, but part of a carefully composed design.” Rick Steves In 1883 Monet, his wife Alice and their children moved into a farmhouse at Giverny, 80 kilometres west of Paris in…