Sunday, 5 June 2016
Saturday Photo: Chestnuts in Blossom, Paris under Water
They don't bloom until late May or early June here, and now I'm pleased to report that they are lovely right now.
What I'm not so pleased about is the way the Paris is being submerged in flood waters. Not so surprising, I suppose: the location was originally chosen because it was on easily-defended islands in the middle of the Seine. But the recent photos I've seen have given me a little wrench because so many of them show places I've walked completely covered in water, like this pathway along the Seine.
Posted by Mary Soderstrom