Here is our Coral Bark Japanese Maple with leaves that have not fully matured yet. They are a beautiful shade of green when they first emerge.
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Here are two of my three Azalea bushes.
Our Azaleas are in full bloom and just gorgeous:
I dug into my archives for this photo from Yellowstone National Park. The theme this week is ‘Broken’. Take a look at all of the broken tree trunks scattered over this hill overlooking the river. They look like scattered pickup sticks.
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This odd little gazebo like structure was in the middle of a plaza on the waterfront in the port city of Fort-de-France in Martinique. You can see bands of different colored and textured paver tiles on the plaza with the matching textured steps up to the covered surface. I also like the smooth texture of the roof vs. the rough and rusty texture of the columns.
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On our Caribbean cruise, we made a stop at the beautiful island of Martinique. My wife and I chose to do a photo excursion of the city of Fort-de-France. I captured many beautiful buildings with their wonderful windows.
Now for this beautiful cathedral captured in reflection:
Here are some paintings of windows:
The same building from directly in front:
This picture was taken from the back deck of our cruise ship ms Koningsdam.
And here is a picture of the back of the Koningsdam from the port. There are also many beautiful windows on the ship:
I hope you enjoyed the windows of Martinique. Which is your favorite?
These trees are in the park called La Savane in Fort-de-France bay in Martinique. This is an unfenced, 12 1/2 acre park facing the bay and adjacent to Fort Saint Louis.
Here is a picture of the fort:
The famous Bibliothèque Schoelcher (or Schoelcher Library) also faces this park and has several wonderful trees planted on the grounds:
Stop over to Becca Givens blog ‘On Butterfly Wings with Buttercup Tea‘ to see all of this weeks Sunday Trees posts.
This beautiful divided sidewalk adds another dimension to ‘Which Way’. I can go forward or backward, but do I take the left hand path or the right hand path?
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I hope you are ready for a series of beautiful pictures of plants and flowers from Andromeda Botanical Gardens in Barbados. You can see another series from this wonderful place in my Sunday Trees – 281 – Barbados post. There is also my Wordless Wednesday – Barbados post with still one more beautiful photo.
Since I cannot pick an order, I will display the photos in the order that I took them as we toured around the gardens.
The following plant is called ‘Step Mother’s Tongue‘. Why, do you suppose?
Three cheers for anyone who can guess which picture is my favorite. Also, let me know which photo is your favorite.
This photo was taken from Cozumel, Mexico of the setting sun. You can see the lighting effect of the sun appearing to touch the water.
Thanks to Cee Neuner and her blog for her Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge (CFFC).