A Frenchic place to visit: le jardin des plantes, part 1

My summer vacation start today and I have been looking forward to it as tiredness has kind of “invaded” my body! So I will be exploring, discovering, relaxing, drawing and painting, reading, eating good food, visiting family and friends, etc…. But before all of that let me present you a beautiful place in Paris: the botanical garden called “Le Jardin des plantes”. (The garden of plants). It is located in the 5th arrondissement and it is the place when science, nature and history meets. It was created in 1635, project initiated by the doctor of the king Louis XIII. At that time it was called the Royal garden of medicinal plantes but became the garden of plants after the revolution. It is really worth walking around the elegant alleys, sitting on a bench and enjoying a little bit of quietness, admiring the elegant buildings and all the flowers and plants nature has to offer.

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Touches of pink….

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Touches of yellow…

 

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Buildings….

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La Grande Serre ( the big hothouse)

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And soon…. le Jardin des Pivoines ( the garden of peonies) as I would like to dedicate an entire article to my favorite flower…. stay tuned!

 

 

Artistichic: Claire Basler, part 3

In the previous posts (part 2 and part 1) you could see the place where Claire exposed her paintings and the garden. Now it is time to enter the beautiful Château starting with the entrance where you can admire some of Claire’s beautiful paintings but also the floor, the door, the table with a splendid bouquet.

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On the right there is a small room which was presumably an old kitchen. The rough walls, the tiles of the floor and again a bouquet makes this room natural, old but modern at the same time.

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And then you go on and on…. visiting many bedrooms and admiring just about everything!

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To be continued….