Monday, 28 September 2015

Cherry Blossom time in Tauranga




Over the weekend I decided to go for a rather big walk, something I haven't done for quite some time. As it's Spring here right now there are alot of Cherry Blossoms around the city, in fact in Greerton there was a festival to celebrate the colour of these trees - roads were closed off and many people turned up to enjoy the stalls, face painting, bouncy castles, pony rides etc.




It didn't take long on my walk to see lots of these trees around my neighbourhood - this one (above) is the view from one of the trees next to one of the local petrol stations.



And this one is right outside the local Baptist church - the Cherry Blossom trees seem to be dotted around the city which for me makes for a lovely display of pink colour.

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6 comments:

Fun60 said...

The cherry blossom looks so pretty. I am always sad that it doesn't last very long.

Ohmydearests said...

beautiful beautiful blooms against a beautiful blue sky!

carol l mckenna said...

How wonderful to see the cherry blossoms! Beautiful flowers and glad you had fun!

Happy Week to you,
artmusedog and carol

genie said...

The cherry blossoms and their beautiful pink color are magical for the eyes. What a lovely time to be out walking.

Photo Cache said...

It's a beautiful time of the year. I enjoy these blooms. Someday I hope to enjoy them in either Japan or Washington DC - ahh to dream.

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mick said...

Beautiful flowers and great to have these trees scattered around your city.

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