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Ducks and Lilac in Schönbrunn (This I Will Miss 1)

Only three months until we move back to L.A.... More and more I find myself thinking about the things I will miss when we leave Vienna. Here we go, starting with treasures from the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace:
  • Mandarin ducks, sitting alongside the pond. (My blind friend Annemarie pointed them out to me first. She was a passionate bird watcher before her eyes got bad. I will miss her too.)
  • Lilac bushes, their fragrance and lightness, the violet and purple against the green foliage
  • The (almost) untamed wilderness behind the zoo, the dandelions and daisies in the meadow, the damp, cool forest further on.


    debi said…

    What beautiful pictures... so peaceful.

    Unknown said…
    I love the photo of the birds. Beautiful!
    Debi and Sarah, Thank you for the kudos!

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