OLD BUT BEAUTIFUL part 3


Isn’t time flying these last days of 2013 ! We had no real Winter days yet, except for a few light night frosts, not that I am complaining !

The sun is shining today so I’ll try and take a few pictures from the garden today. But first I’ll continue with the tree’s series that I started a while back. I met some pretty amazing tree’s on my travels and as I know some of you like tree’s as much as I do I want to share my pictures with you.

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THIS ONE I FOUND IN FRANCE, A CORK TREE PERHAPS ?20132409provence 053

THIS IS A EUCALYPTUS TREE, YOU FIND THEM EVERYWHERE IN FRANCE AND NOW THEY ARE POPULAR IN BELGIUM TOO, ALAS THEY ARE NOT ALWAYS WINTERHARDY OVER HERE

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ANOTHER EUCALYPTUS

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THE BARK OF A PALMTREE IN MONACO

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I FELL IN LOVE WITH THIS TREE THE MOMENT I SAW IT IN THE JARDIN EXOTIC IN MONACO

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THIS IS A CLOSE UP OF THE BARK, ISN’T IT STUNNING !!!!???

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HOW ABOUT THIS ONE ? LOOKS LIKE TE PAW OF AN ELEPHANT ! ALSO TAKEN IN MONACO

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THIS IS A CACTUS TREE, THE FIRST CACTUS TREE I SAW IN MY LIFE, I DIDN’T KNOW OPUNTIA’S COULD GET REAL TREE STEMS !

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A HUGE JADE TREE WITH A LOVELY STEM

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ANOTHER CACTUS TREE IN MONACO

The following pictures were taken in the south of France, I found these old pine tree’s quite impressive.

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With this pictures I’ll end the old but beautiful tree’s series but I’ll continue to photograph them and in the future I’ll do more of the tree’s series.

I wish you all a very happy and beautiful new year with lots of fun and inspiration in whatever it is you are doing and I want to thank you all for visiting my blog and commenting on it, I really appreciate it !!!

 

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8 thoughts on “OLD BUT BEAUTIFUL part 3

  1. I never thought of eucalypts could grow in place like Belgium, but then some species grow above the snow line. They must be pretty hardy! I have enjoyed your series too, and am looking forward to the next series — if only because your travels takes you to exotic places!

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