Looking at Joy’s Paris pics, I’m reminded that I should post mine, too. These are great!
Where better than the Jardin du Luxembourg on a hot, sunny Sunday afternoon? For us it was the most perfect way to escape the city without actually having to leave.
This is one of Paris’ most popular parks, forming a southern boundary to St Germain and the Latin Quarter. The Sorbonne University is nearby, what a fabulous place to come and relax after lectures. It is also a popular haunt of chic Montparnasse residents and their offspring who make use of the many children’s attractions. This was the sight that met us when we arrived.
Sunbathers as far as the eye could see – far from the peaceful retreat I had envisioned. We did find other areas much less crowded than this however, so don’t let it put you off! It wasn’t all about soaking up the sun – we found numerous boules games in progress, joggers running along the shady paths…
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