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Pelouse en Repose

The lawns of Paris have settled in for their winter rest.  ‘Pelouse en repose’ read the notices in all the city parks and gardens.  The signs in the Luxembourg Gardens (managed by the French Senate) are more blunt but multilingual. 121 more words

Parks & Gardens

Ballast Point Park

Located a the Balmain peninsula this fascinating park has had a varied history.

The site was variously:
A sandstone quarry in the 1850s supplying ballast to the nearby shipyards at Balmain and Birchgrove; 92 more words

Parks & Gardens

Gibraltar Botanic Gardens | Gibraltar

I can’t hardly pretend it’s ‘business as usual’ over here. Like many of you I’m sure, I feel stunned, confused and sad right at this minute. 813 more words

Europe

A Seat in the Sun

A cold, sunny Sunday morning in the Jardin du Luxembourg.  Garden chairs in a chaotic clutter (singles, couples, small huddles and expansive groups) map the social interactions of a mild Saturday afternoon. 72 more words

Paris

Royal National Park

This huge national park is so special that we make it one of our main tour destinations.

If you are interested in Royal National Park we have a specially designed full day tour to this location.

Parks & Gardens

Royal Botanical Gardens

Situated on the harbour this is one of Sydney’s real treasures.

Parks & Gardens