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This is a discussion on Traveling to London and Paris within the A Kodak Moment: not necessarily plants... forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; We will be vacationing in London and Paris September 16th - September 25th. We will ...

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    Default Traveling to London and Paris

    We will be vacationing in London and Paris September 16th - September 25th. We will be in London the 16th - 22nd and in Paris the 22nd -25th. I know- not nearly enough time spent in either area! We have various things planned but I was wondering if members living in those areas could suggest any venues where I could get my orchid "fix". LOL I know I can't buy orchids but then one can always dream. We are planing to go to the lovely Kew Gardens and have a day trip arranged for Versailles. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance, Bill

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    have fun, look forward to some photos

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    Have a great vacation Bill! Envy you guys.

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    Have a wonderful trip, Bill. You will enjoy Kew, though when I visited their orchid collection wasn't very well maintained - unlike most of the other exhibits and gardens. Such a beautiful place. And the Versailles gardens are stunning.

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    Thanks for the well wishes. Bruce the last time I was at Kew I was disappointed but have heard it has improved. Versailles was beautiful and the gardens were superb. To be fair to Kew I saw it after attending the Chelsea flower show which puts everything to shame. I am looking forward to revisiting both places during a different season. Another event I am looking forward to is a tour of some of the rooms at Buckingham Palace and the gardens. Since Queen Elizabeth is on Holiday they are opening some rooms for the public to tour.

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    Don't miss Hampton Court while there too, Bill. It is a bit of a drive, but totally worth it.

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    Don't forget to ask if they let the rooms out cheap while the Queen's away and if Spa facilities are available...................HeHe AL

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    Anything for you Al! LOL

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    Have a great time Bill --- hope the weather keeps up for you.

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    Hope you have a great trip!

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