16 October 2012

Getaways

Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
By Haleigh In Non classé

Getaways are good for the soul, and you don’t have to get far to get them. I love adventure, but sometimes I feel like there are a million new places  to get my thrills so close to home. Sometimes there’s a little getaway to look forward to months in advance, like a friend’s recent wedding in Fontainebleu. But anytime is a good time, so when a friend shows up downstairs on a Thursday morning with a car you didn’t know they had to whisk you to Saint-Germain-en-Laye for a coffee and a stroll, say yes like I did.  I live for moments like these, little glimpses of freedom outside the city limits…

French garden in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 1

Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 2

wedding table setting

French pastries

Brocante in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 3

flowers

Cafe in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 2

Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 4

tea salon in Saint-Germain-en-Laye

wedding confetti

ice cream cones

Brocante in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 1

Brocante in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 2

Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 1

french pastries

shaggy dog

street at night 2

Cafe in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France 1

carousel in Fountain Bleu, France

petit déjeuner

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  2. Rachel 17 October 2012

    Okay, so the other day I was reading some London blogs and the photos were making me miss one of my homes so much – you’re now making me miss my French home so much too! Beautiful photos, though! x

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  3. Jessica 17 October 2012

    The color of the flowers on that bush is killing me! It’s so so beautiful! One day, one day I’ll have a beautiful experience where I get called on from outside my window, with a foreign car waiting in my driveway, with chips and waffles at midnight, and loud giggles ’till forever o’clock. Your experiences are always so fluffy, nostalgic, and beautiful!

    Jessica | Vixenelle

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  4. Anacristina 17 October 2012

    these photos are beautiful! i also love your jacket.

    x’s & o’s
    Anacristina
    laughsandicecream.blogspot.com

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  5. Vicky 17 October 2012

    I really adore your mix of pictures!!! Following you immediately!
    From Paris with love, Vicky

    The Golden Bun

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  6. Erika ♥ 17 October 2012

    J’adore tes photos elles sont ravissantes ! ♥♥♥

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  7. Dear dear, love everything always, including THE music!

    Baci baci,

    Cris

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  8. Le Fresne 17 October 2012

    Looks like the perfect day trip <3
    Also, I realised all this time I could be following you – done!

    le fresne x

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  9. Sascha 17 October 2012

    Those photos look amazing! I love the atmosphere on your blog!

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  10. Sacha 17 October 2012

    Mmmm…! Pain au chocolat.

    I like your snapshots of the small details, cause sometimes photos says more than a 1000 words.
    🙂

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  11. Constance 17 October 2012

    Encore de jolies photos comme toujours….

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  12. San 18 October 2012

    Beautiful photos! I love the last one! xx

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  13. J. 20 October 2012

    Getaways rule, no matter how short. This looks like such a pretty place too!

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  15. marion 22 October 2012

    Adorables tes photos de cette petite ville que j’habite! 🙂 xxx

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