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Friday 15th July 2011 Drive to Giverny and the house and gardens of Claude Monet the famous french impessionist painter. Thanks to JF ( who had suggested we book online and print out our tickets ) we avoided the lengthy queue for the ticket office and went straight in. Here the visitor can see the house, garden, pond and japanese bridge featured in a number of Monet's paintings. The artist lived here from 1883 until his death in 1926 aged 86. Back on the road to our campsite NW of Paris in the suburb of Maisons Laffitte about 11 miles from the center and with access via a direct rail connection. Saturday 16th July 2011 Up and out early for a day in Paris. First on the list L'arc de Triomphe with its Tomb of the ... read more
Monet's Garden
The Japanese Bridge
Arc de Triomphe

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