Photo Essay

Spring Today, Snow Tomorrow..

Enjoying a snack

The Netherlands, it is flat,windy,often very very wet and busy. In the city of Leiden were i live is a wonderful oasis called the Hortus Botanicus. Here the noises of normal life seem to vanish and a wonderful world of weird and wonderful plants (and animals) awaits you. They have an indoor jungle as i call it but for the moment the green house is being renovated. This week has been quite warm so the first springflowers and bumble bees are coming out of hiding. They should have waited a bit longer as snow is predicted in 2 days and the temperature which hit even 15C this week will drop to -6C. So here is a small impression of how early spring looks like in the Netherlands! No tulips yet it is to early.

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  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (8 Mar 2013):

    VOTED. Nicely done!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (9 Mar 2013):

    shots are outstanding...and love to read the narration.. Ester

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (28 Mar 2013):

    GORGEOUS flowers! Love the new life that Spring brings us to enjoy! Voted!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) said (31 Mar 2013):

    Congrats on story of the week!

  • JPG

    JPG gave props (1 Apr 2013):

    Congrats on being The Story of the Week!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Apr 2013):

    Congrats on making Story of the Week!

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