08 September 2009


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Monaco for its tiny size has several beautiful gardens. This is one of my favourites - the Saint Martin gardens on le rocher. Not a big garden but peaceful, with a view of the sea, benches to sit on, sculptures everywhere - what more does one want?

"You owe it to everyone you love (including yourself) to find pockets of tranquility in your busy world.”
~ Bhagavad Gita


B SQUARED said...

They tend to restore the soul, especially in an urban environment.

nathalie in avignon said...

That's the one next to the oceanographic museum isn't it? Didn't we walk past it when I came in February? Didn't have time to stop though. The shadows, contrasts and peaceful atmosphere are lovely here.

Jilly said...

Nathalie, absolutely right. Well done. That's the gardens - we walked past and looked down on the gardens, didn't we?

Virginia said...

What a gorgeous spot. I could sit and listen to the sea forever!

Marie-Noyale said...

A beautiful view and a peaceful spot..
Every town should have a few!!

Unknown said...

I take it that they are real people and not statues!
Every town should have at least one good park. fortunately we have several here & i think I've shown a lot of them.

sfauthor said...

Great photos! Do you know about this edition of the Gita?


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