DC in Photos #5

A few recent photos from the @aDCjourney Instagram account!

Continue reading “DC in Photos #5”

Deciphering DC: Cherry Trees @ The Tidal Basin

2017-03-26 15.47.11 Jefferson Memorial and Cherry trees in D

Now that all the cherry blossoms in DC have come and gone, let’s reminisce.

I first discovered the brilliance of Spring cherry tree blossoms in Seattle at the University of Washington’s Quad, where 31 Yoshino cherry trees were re-planted in the 1960’s. I also witnessed cherry trees in Kyoto and Tokyo in 2008. The effect in all places was beautiful to be sure, but so far have paled in comparison to the volume of blooming cherry trees that we know so well from the Tidal Basin.

Continue reading “Deciphering DC: Cherry Trees @ The Tidal Basin”