Savannah trees

I was in Savannah last week, and Friday morning I finally had time to get out and see the sights a little. What I saw was trees.


Huge, magnificent trees, and they were everywhere!


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Gigantic, moss-draped arms curved overhead...


This was in the downtown area, near the Hilton Desoto if you're familiar with the area (or like to "travel" via Google maps or similar):



It was the most relaxed downtown area I've ever been in.



The wonderful thing about downtown Savannah is that there are "Squares" every few blocks -- small parks, oases of green:



The Spanish moss overhead was sometimes epic:



When you don't live somewhere where moss of any type easily grows, this sort of thing easily fascinates and captivates.

So I had really enjoyable couple of hours in the sunshine and warmer weather before heading back into the Arctic cold back home. It was a nice reminder that spring can't be too far away now...

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Gerhard Bock (Succulents and More)  – (March 6, 2014 at 9:40 AM)  

Wonderful! I love Spanish moss (it doesn't grow here), It always reminds me of Louisiana and the bayous. I'm glad you liked Savannah. One of these days I'll make it there...

Lucy Corrander at Loose and Leafy  – (March 6, 2014 at 10:52 AM)  

A bit overwhelmed by scenes like these. Have never seen hanging moss except in films.

A hasty note to remind you there will be a link box for Tree Following posts on Loose and Leafy tomorrow (March 7th). It'll stay open for seven days.
http://looseandleafy.blogspot.co.uk/
Lucy

LostRoses  – (March 6, 2014 at 6:39 PM)  

I'd love to see Savannah. I remember Spanish moss from a childhood in Florida, also remember little red bugs that flourished on them! Great photos!

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