|Elephant Parade, London|
We're lucky we even noticed this tiny frog. He nearly fades into the background next to these bright yellow flowers in the gardens of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild on Cap Ferrat, France.
|Gardens of the Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild, Cap Ferrat|
While dining in the town of Saint Remy-de-Provence, I ordered what was described on the menu as a simple chicken salad. I was delighted with the colourful platter of fruits and vegetables that accompanied my poulet.
In Venice, our water taxi stopped long enough to capture a photo of a jet about to land at Marco Polo Airport as a fiery sunset blazed across the waters of the lagoon.
|Sunset Over the Venetian Lagoon|
Elsewhere in the Venetian lagoon, houses on the fisherman's island of Burano are painted in a rainbow of colours which reflect off the quiet canals as evening falls.
|Burano, the Fisherman's Island|
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