Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Luxembourg Gardens ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥


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In 1611, Marie de Medicis, the widow of Henry IV, decided to build a palace in imitation of the
Pitti Palace in her native Florence



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From 8 hectares with 2,000 elm trees it has grown to about 20 hectares with trees the
envy of the lushest forest



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Green everywhere you look



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Patches of flowers



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Flying objects



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People from all over come to the Luxembourg Gardens to relax, read the news, read books,
to reflect, to sulk, to build castles in the air...



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And to bathe in the sun



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Boys come to hang



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Girls come to talk about boys



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Boy and girl come to spend quality time under the tree



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Ops!!! :)



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Carousel come alive



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Playground for children



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Playground for the children at heart :) 



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As for me, I came here to daydream and eat



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Daydream about my vanilla tart and eat it, too!
(Read about this heavenly Pierre Herme creation here)



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The Luxembourg Palace



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Feels like a scene from a fairytale



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Octagonal basin 



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The sky



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Purples! :)



More fairytale scenes...


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Wake up, Prince Charming!!!  :D



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The Medici Fountain



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The Pantheon peeking from behind



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I had such a lovely time strolling through the Luxembourg Gardens. The serenity of the place
made me see and experience the real beauty of life. 



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Embracing your inner child



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Stopping to smell the roses



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Believing in love again



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Having the courage to see it through



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Trusting that this time it will last forever.



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And ever… And ever. 


Luxembourg Gardens: 6th Arrondissement of Paris, 75006, France


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