Well today’s post study reward was a trip out to the Botanic Gardens for Jardins de lumière Gardens of Light. So off I went on the Metro and since I still get disoriented on leaving new Metro stations I got to see the Olympic Stadium! Shame about the crane, but I’ve heard the whole complex is a bit past its best-before date and costs a fortune to maintain.
I did eventually get directions and arrived at the gardens just on dusk.
Managed a little retail therapy then into the Gardens of Light which are in le Jardin de Chine. Do click on the images to make them bigger, it’s worth it. If you’re in Montreal before they finish do go and visit, they’re quite magical.
Honestly, I think half Montreal was there with their i-devices.
And I saved the best till last, in my opinion, and let’s face it I’m telling this story!
Author: Wendy's Out of Station
I write as a way of processing and reflecting on experience, and as a way of sharing that experience. When I travel I used to write email journals back to friends, family, anyone who’d read and risk immersing themselves in my reality for a while: writing for them was a way of writing for me. Borrowing from Graham Greene in a flip of Travels with my Aunt, I imagined writing letters to my nieces, as their travelling aunt. Crafting the sentences became a way of extruding the experience, giving it birth, drawing its meaning from my soul, nurturing it into something tangible with a life of its own.
The aim of my blog is to open the world to my thought-children, to let them out of the safety of my friends and family and let them experience the world. And in the process I get the honour of taking a larger group with me when I’m wandering around India and beyond, or just reflecting on parallel truths, thinking thoughts that take me to new places new beginnings.
Please journey with me
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2 thoughts on “The Garden of Light and Imaginings”
Le Jardin de Chine photos are stunning. Thanks for sharing.
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Thanks Brian – not bad for a phone camera hey