As the fog lifted and the day warmed up to an unseasonably comfortable temperature, businesses and residences both opened windows on a lazy Sunday in late October. You Might Also Enjoy: Maastricht:  Riding Along the Maas on a Foggy Morning Paris:  Window in Paris October Flowers

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This may have been the prettiest home I saw as we walked through Amboise, from Chateau d’Amboise to Clos Luce.  I love the half-timbered architectural style and am a huge sucker for flowers in the windows. You Might Also Enjoy: Amboise:  High Water Mark Chateau d’Amboise Posts One Thing, Three Ways:  Windows in Giverny

Claude Monet’s home and gardens in Giverny, a charming French town of about 500 people in Normandy, is probably the most spectacular in town.  It’s certainly the most famous.  But there are many other lovely houses in Giverny.  Here are a few of my favorites as we walked from Monet’s house down to the church […]