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Marie Antoinette's farm at Versailles

If you are visiting Marie Antoinette’s domain in Versailles – the Petit Trianon and her hamlet – make sure you continue on up to her farm. 311 more words

Parks & Gardens

Spider spectacular!

It was a jam-packed weekend of activities in the Garden: The tomato festival invited to visit stalls, tomato tastings, plant & produce sales on the Band Lawn, plenty of kids explored Disney’s Fairy Trail, and for the romantically minded there was a massive red heart painted on the lawn in front of the tropical pyramid inviting lovers to showcase their best Valentine’ Day snaps on  665 more words

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Montparnasse cemetery

Although visiting a cemetery may seem a slightly morbid thing to do, in Paris – like so many things – they become an art form. There are several dotted around the city, and they are also places to pay homage to the country’s famous writers, artists, actors and singers amongst many others, and sometimes even a home to contemporary art. 151 more words

Parks & Gardens

The Zen Garden & Why Use the Word Zen?

Prof Wybe Kuitert of the Seoul National University explores in this article the subject and origins of the “Zen Expression” in the garden art of Japan.  164 more words


Google Earth Pro - Free

Google Earth Pro is an excellent tool to assist with various types of landscape analysis work of cultural landscapes, historic gardens and wider heritage sites. Its satellite images, maps, images and print resolution at 4800×3200 are most handy for landscape research and planning. 90 more words


Snow Trees Sky (Riverside Park)

A cold wet walk in the snow in Riverside Park to get into the trees. I like how the grey sky came out in the second picture framed by the lattice work of snow and branch. 11 more words


Recognition and Documentation of Modern Movement Landscapes in Asia

The Docomomo International Specialist Committee on Urbanism & Landscape (Docomomo ISC/U+Lpublished the Conference Proceedings on “Inventorisation of Modern Heritage – Urbanism and Landscape… 389 more words