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Brushing Nature

During the Paris Design Week (and until the 24th of November), the Grandes Serres du Jardin des Plantes were invaded by the work of designer Alexis Tricoire. 207 more words


"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

…said Michael Pollan. And I agree!

Today, is plant day. Meet free Monday. What better way to spend a sunny day in Toulouse than to go to the Jardin des Plantes? 129 more words


The Latin Quarter of Paris

The 5th arrondissement of Paris is also known as the Latin Quarter because it is home to that great Paris university, the Sorbonne, whose students once conversed in Latin. 1,204 more words


La vie à Nantes

So, a mere 50ish hours ago I moved the majority of my crap and my little old self to Nantes in North West France. Despite having only been here just over two days I am already absolutely loving it… mobile data and accommodation issues aside of course. 192 more words


Parisian Alps

I had been dreaming of going to the Jardin alpin for a while. Bits of it appear through the vines growing on the gates and railings, including flowerbeds (coming from mountains all over the world) slightly overwhelming the gardeners. 179 more words


Les Grandes Serres / The Greenhouses

Nous avions visité le Jardin des plantes dans le 5e arrondissement l’été dernier mais sans prendre le temps de visiter les 4 Grandes Serres qui s’y trouvent. 325 more words


Travel Review: Two Days in Paris, France

The first stop on our three week Europe journey was Paris, France. To be honest, neither of us was hugely excited about Paris–it just wasn’t at the top of our priority list. 1,904 more words

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