After a tearful goodbye with my daughter in Hamburg, I made it onto the connecting train to Hannover where I would catch the City Night Line train to Paris, an overnight train. I had decided to treat myself to a first class single compartment. It was just so nice and such an enjoyable ride.
It took a little practice taking photos from the window as the train was moving. Several of my photos were just blurrs! I loved the little in-room bathroom set up – everything I needed was right there in one small compartment. There was a chocolate on my pillow and magazines to read (in German). And I had to put in an order for breakfast. I had my Kindle for reading and a bottle of water for the evening, so I snuggled in for the night.
The next morning I was able to start taking photos of the French countryside. I wasn’t sure where we were, but I took them anyway.
As you can see, it was mid-Spring time and the fields had been plowed, waiting to be seeded. Some vegetable gardens were planted and sprouting and it was raining, of course, that’s what brings May flowers! I loved seeing the old cathedrals in the middle of the villages…