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[Hiroshima] Shukkeien Garden in Photos

Date Visited: December 19, 2017

Located in Hiroshima City, Shukkeien Garden is a park that dates back to 1620. Like many traditional Japanese gardens, a pond lies at its center, and around it, a walking trail. 41 more words


A magical evening with the kids

If you are looking for something different to do with the children in the school vacation, then Winter Floridylle in the Botanic Garden Meise to the north of Brussels might be an interesting possibility. 276 more words

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Park Life

Even the most beautiful city streets can be noisy, hectic, stressful places.  City parks by contrast are places to relax and unwind, by jogging, strolling, playing, reading or simply doing nothing.   118 more words

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Last Light

Late afternoon in the sculpture garden of the Musée Rodin.  The garden was mostly in shadow but the sun was still catching the golden dome of Les Invalides next door.


A Walk in the Park

For the last five days I’ve been posting pictures of sunny Barcelona as a distraction from the fact that Paris is cold, damp and cloudy.  It’s not actually raining but the clouds are hanging so low that the top of the Montparnasse Tower is lost in the mist.   162 more words

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Under the Orange Trees

Back in Paris the grey cloud is low and the drizzle is cold, so here’s a memory of sunshine and shadow among the orange trees of a hidden garden in Barcelona. 121 more words

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La fontaine Médicis

a romantic fountain in the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris.