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Oct 17, 2011 - Van Gogh

Today is Van Gogh day. After a morning walk along the docks we got on a bus for Auvers Sur Oise. This is the place where Van Gogh spent the last months of his life. The town is charming - wonderful cozy gardens, flowers all along the streets, colorful houses, and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Our guide had tremendous knowledge of Van Gogh, both about his life and his art. Besides that she was very funny. Wherever there is a building or site that Van Gogh painted the town has posted a copy of his painting. It really is neat to see the...

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