Archives for June 2013

Carnaval of flowers – Hibiscus, Lily and Roses

Thursday Challenge – Flowers  Flowers,one of  my favorite subjects. I just love the colors of this hibiscus. Spotted it in a garden while out walking. I’m calling it ‘carnaval’ it is such a beautiful mix of color. The Lily Another riot of color I enjoy in the garden is the Canna Lily, definitely a carnaval […]

Thursday Challenge-“Outdoors” (parks,trails,rivers,playgrounds..)

Living in the suburbs can prove quite boring sometimes. However, some of the newer suburbs now designed to be more welcoming for families and residents with attractive outdoors recreational park areas, incorporated in the estates. Doreen, an outer suburb of Melbourne city, Australia is one such suburb. An artificial pond with walking trails, bridges and playgrounds […]

Favorite Foto – Cherry blossom trees

Difficult to choose a favorite foto Travel around the main island of Japan and you will see the cherry blossom  everywhere. Many wild cherry blossom trees grow on the hillsides, in the fields and towns throughout the country. Cherry blossoms planted for centuries are a most revered tree in Japan, some trees are hundreds of […]

Spectacular Cherry Blossom display – Kanazawa Castle/Park-Japan

Kanazawa  under the Maeda Family The Maeda family ruled the Kaga clan during the Edo period. The most famous of the Maeda family, Toshiie Maeda ruled the Kaga clan from 1583, with their headquarters in Kanazawa, at what is now known as Kanazawa Castle Park until the Meiji Restoration in 1868. The Meiji Restoration brought about a chain of […]

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