Nîmes notes

a picture diary from a Roman town in the south of France

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Cherry tree blooming

cherry tree

Does this look familiar? Yes, it’s the same place where the oleander bushes used to grow, just from the opposite end. And here you can find perhaps the only cherry tree in Nîmes (at least it’s the only one I’ve seen), and it’s blooming! It’s a Japanese cherry tree, so it won’t bear any fruit. Only the flowers are to be enjoyed. A picnic maybe? A one-cherry-hanami!

cherry tree and a house

The tree is still very young, but already so beautiful. The building behind is for the gardeners. After the rainy days the sun is again warming, birds singing and butterflies flying around… Spring is so nice here!