Leaving Paris, on to Giverny and Monet’s Garden…

Image of the Eiffel Tower
A last look at the Eiffel Tower, vainly hoping for a blue sky… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013

One last look at the Eiffel Tower, and then a short drive to Giverny in the direction of Rouen where we stopped to marvel at the exquisitely beautiful Monet’s Gardens. Even under a leaden grey sky and among other visitors, the gardens still felt so incredibly peaceful, and somehow you leave feeling refreshed…

Image of Monet's Gardens, Giverny, France
Water lilies, inspiration for many paintings by Monet… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of Monet's Gardens, Giverny, France
Colour everywhere… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of Monet's Gardens, Giverny, France
Pansies… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of Monet's Gardens, Giverny, France
Boats… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of Monet's Gardens, Giverny, France
Tulip © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of Monet's Gardens, Giverny, France
Tulips in abundance… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013

Panoramic images taken with the 5D Mk III and 24 – 105 L, stitched as usual in CS6…

Image of Monet's Gardens, Giverny, France
Panoramic leading to the house… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of Monet's Gardens, Giverny, France
Panoramic around the pond © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of Monet's Gardens, Giverny, France
A view from Monet’s house…interestingly there were many examples of Japanese prints on the walls by such artists as Hokusai…unfortunately photography was not permitted inside… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
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