LA DOUCE FRANCE: DIJON 3

Today I want to show you the garden of the B&B we stayed at when we were in Dijon. The guy who runs this place was really friendly and his English was good, I prefer to speak French in France as I speak it well enough to make myself clear, when I was 18 I lived and worked in France for 6 month’s so I have no problem with French. This B&B was really a gem, an old big house with 3 guest rooms and 1 guest suite. Every place was really nicely decorated and so was the garden.

I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.

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THIS WAS A CORNER IN THE DININGROOM

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THIS LITTLE OWL ALSO FOUND A PLACE IN THE DININGROOM

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WHEN THE WEATHER IS WARM ENOUGH YOU CAN EAT ON ONE OF THE TERRACES

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ONE OF THE SEVERAL OLD STAIRS IN THE GARDEN

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THIS COCK IS WATCHING OVER THE GARDEN, COCKS ARE THE NATIONAL SYMBOL FOR FRANCE

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VIEW ON THE GARDEN

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ANOTHER COSY CORNER IN THE GARDEN

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THERE WERE SEVERAL CYPRESSUS IN THE GARDEN, ONE OF MY FAVORITE TREE’S, UNFORTUNATELY WE CAN’T GROW THEM IN BELGIUM

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AN OLD CHESTNUT TREE COVERED IN MOSS

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AN ARCH WITH PLANTS WHO FORMED A GREEN  CURTAIN

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PELARGONIUMS IN POTS WERE EVERY WHERE

With these picture I close the part of Dijon, at the moment we are in a small place near Lyon but that is for my next blog page.

Enjoy your garden ! I miss mine ! Thanks for stopping by, it is much   appreciated !

LA DOUCE FRANCE : DIJON

I am in France at the moment on holiday. We spent the first days of our holiday in Dijon, a small city in the east of France, known for it’s strong mustard. They have a beautiful old city center with many old building and art everywhere you look. We had a beautiful B&B on the outside of the city center and it had a beautiful garden ! Did you know France had the most visitors in the WORLD ?!

As pictures tell you so much more than words, here are some of the pictures I took.

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BUILDINGS LIKE THIS ONE ARE EVERYWHERE IN THE CITY CENTER.

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THE BUILDINGS ARE ALL VERY WELL RESTORED

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I FOUND THIS ONE VERY FUNNY

We also visited the botanic garden in Dijon.

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AN OLD LINDEN TREE WITH IT’S TRUNK FULL OF NOBS

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STATUE IN THE ROSE GARDEN, ALAS THE ROSES WERE TOO FAR GONE AND NOT PRETTY ANYMORE, ESPECIALLY AFTER A WHOLE DAY OF RAIN

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BIG POTS FILLED WITH PLANTS AND FLOWERS ARE EVERYWHERE IN THE CITY CENTER, THIS ONE WAS IN THE BOTANIC GARDEN

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STATUE OF THE FOUNDER OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN

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I LOVED THIS BEAUTIFUL BEE HOTEL

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ONE OF THE MANY BORDERS

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ANOTHER PRETTY BORDER, BUT YOU CAN SEE IT WAS ALMOST THE END OF THE SEASON

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THIS IS A TINY BEGONIA WITH A PRETTY LEAF, I HAVE NEVER SEEN ONE LIKE THIS BEFORE

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This is it for today, I’ll give you more tomorrow. Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your garden !