Just some of the many, many flowers growing at the San Francisco California Conservatory of Flowers. Larger version is viewable here.
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San Francisco’s de Young Museum is famous for its wide variety of artifacts from all over the world. It’s less famous, however, for the beautiful sunflowers that decorate its restroom sinks! Larger version viewable here.
Weekly Photo Challenge: Lily Pond Reflection
One of the cooler features at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers is a lily pond inside the building. If it’s not to crowded, you can walk right up to it and enjoy the view. Considering how many tourists see it every day, it’s amazing how clean and serene it is. Larger version viewable here.
Weekly Photo Challenge: In The Flooded Forest
Within the depths of the Academy of Sciences, there’s a tunnel called the Flooded Forest. People can sit there for hours and see all kinds of fish drifting overhead. It’s inspiring to see; no matter where you’re from or what language you speak, nature is fascinating for everyone. Larger version is viewable here.
Walk The Line
Nothing like a Sunday stroll…on a flower stalk. Large version available here.
Weekly Photo Challenge: Springtime Visitor
This week’s challenge is all about stuff being enveloped. It reminded me of the bees currently visiting my front yard; they buzz amongst the flowers, digging deep for the pollen within. It’s easy to imagine the little critters being wrapped up in the petals of a huge flower. Large version available here.
Under The Tree By The Falls
When visiting Rainbow Falls, most people immediately go under this tree to take a photo of the falls. However, most people fail to notice how awesome the viewpoint itself looks! Large version available here.
Bonsai, Old And New
These are just a couple of the many bonsai on display during the Cherry Blossom Festival. Amazing how something so tiny could be so beautiful…Large version available here.
Giant Honey Flower
Also known as the Melianthus major. I saw this strange but beautiful plant in a neighbor’s yard!