Saturday, 22 August 2015

Parc Moulin en Tan - France

Another excursion in France was a family visit to
Parc Moulin en Tan,
it is a real favourite for the girls
as there is so much to see.

This time I'm sharing photos of some of the bird life on the
 River Vanne which runs through the 15 hectares
of park land.

It was an extremely hot day
so we enjoyed staying under the shade of the trees
to try and keep cool!

I'm joining 
Eileen for Saturday Critters
Gemma for Scenic Weekends 
and Shadow Shot Sunday
Natasha for Sundays Down Under
 Arija, Gattina, Lady Fi, Sylvia, Sandy & Jennifer for
Our World Tuesday
Kim for Water World Wednesday
Gemma for Wednesday Waters

please join us or just pop in and see what others
are posting.

Thank you ladies for hosting your weekly memes.

Take care and
be kind to one another

Merci à bientôt



Julie said...

Just beautiful Shane - wonderful to see so many gorgeous photos of your trip. Your photos of the river with the swans look like a Monet Painting :-)

Margaret Adamson said...

What a very beautiful place to visit. That first shot looks like an impressionistic painting. I noticed on Gunilla's blog you mention you have never seen a wagtail. You are correct in that its tail is always moving. I am sending you a link fr a video if showed recently. Gunila's wagtial is called Pied but my wagtail on the video is a Grey Wagtail. However they both behave the same way. Also on the video is a Dipper adn indeed you will see how he 'dipps' her head. The link for the video is -

Christine said...

Thanks for sharing such a beautiful shady spot in the park! The swans are so lovely! I'm sure you enjoyed the serenity of it all!
Joining from Eileen's meme

eileeninmd said...

Hello Shane, looks like a wonderful place to visit with your grandchildren. I love the swans and ducks. The scene in the first photo is just beautiful. Wonderful images! Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Have a happy weekend!

Latane Barton said...

What an exciting place, filled with all sorts of things to enjoy. For me, the shade looks mighty tempting. I love the way the heron is fluffing his feathers!!

Phil Slade said...

Thank you for visiting my blog in rainy England. That must be the most beautiful park to visit on a lovely sunny day, somewhere to cool off and enjoy all that nature has to offer.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Lovely swans!

Jeanie said...

I can see why it is a favorite of the girls. I think it would be a favorite of mine, too!

Madeline's Album said...

What a lovely park. Great photos of the swans. Have a blessed day. Madeline

Rhonda said...

Oh Shane, I'm so happy to see you back in France. I know you love those girls so much!! Beautiful park and your photos are so gorgeous! xxoo Rhonda

Junkchiccottage said...

Beautiful Shane. That looks like a fabulous park.

Tammy@T's Daily Treasures said...

Looks like a lovely place to visit with lots of nice shade. We need more of that here. So dang hot. Best wishes, Tammy

Merlesworld said...

Lovely place.

Paloma Delprado said...

What a beautiful and peaceful place. Have a nice weekend. A bientôt

GreenComotion said...

Beautiful swans!
Great finds and snaps!
Have a Beautiful Day!
Peace :)

Jocee said...

What a pretty place :-)

Kelly-Anne said... dear Shane! What a beautiful place...I am sure it was a true delight to visit! And just look at those regal looking!
Blessings to you and have a joy-filled Lord's Day!

Gemma Wiseman said...

So many wonderful park views. Love the mottled shadows in the watery first scene.

Radka said...

It is nice of you to share your memories with us, Shane :-)

Claudia said...

Hi Shane,
thank you for sharing those wonderful pictures! I enjoyed them so much!
Have a great new week,.
Love and hugs and blessings,
Claudia xo

fredamans said...

That first shot could be a Monet or Matisse painting. Beautiful.

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Shane,
What a lovely river the Vanne is in this setting. Oh, such abundant shade creates a lovely haven for water birds and for visitors alike.
Sending you hugs,

Patricia said...

This is exquisite, Shane. It looks so French, with the elegant white swans and the lovely willow trees. You had a fine time on your holiday :)

Amy at love made my home said...

It looks as though it must be a very beautiful park! xx

NatureFootstep said...

a great place. Pretty much everything looks beautiful and refreshing :)

Natasha In Oz said...

Thank you so much for sharing these lovely photographs at the Sundays Down Under linky party. What a beautiful park! I've pinned your post.

Best wishes,
Natasha in Oz

Magpie's Mumblings said...

Those white swans look so regal - not an ugly duckling among them. Looks like a perfect place to spend a day.

Deborah Montgomery said...

That first picture looks like a Monet!
I have to catch up with your posts Shane, and see how your trip went.


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