0 Likes

Cherryblossom20112
Washington, DC

The National Cherry Blossom Festival 2011 was in full swing today when I took several shots of the Tidal Basin.  Today was peak for the blossoms the weather had been in the 40’s and 50’s and cloudy but today was almost perfect with light wind almost clear sky and lots of sun. There were a few blossoms on the ground but not many.

The Festival packs 100’s of thousands of visitors into the Tidal Basin area each day.  Normally I would not be tempted to go because it is such a hassle to park and deal with the crowds and try and get the shots you want.  But this year I wanted to get these panos to have said I’ve been there.

A couple of weeks ago I visited the area to get a “before the blossoms” shot and got a great treat with a bald eagle who was busy fishing in the tidal basin.  So look for that shot here also and you’ll be able to see the difference a couple of weeks make.

Google “National Cherry Blossom Festival” to get an idea of the numerous events that go on during the Festival. Remember while viewing these take advantage of “Full Screen” and zoom in and look overhead for more blossoms.  Enjoy!

Copyright: Butch cronin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 30000x15000
Caricate: 05/04/2011
Aggiornato: 27/06/2014
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: cherry; blossom; festival; tidal; basin; washington; dc
comments powered by Disqus

Butch Cronin
Cherryblossom2011
Butch Cronin
FDR Bread Line
Jose Jimenez
Good morning Washington DC
Paul M
Martin Luther King Jr Memorial
Butch Cronin
Tidal Basin with bright lights
Stephen Chapman
Tidal Basin Cherry Blossom
Butch Cronin
FDR Statue
Butch Cronin
Bald Eagle at Tidal Basin
Butch Cronin
Cherryblossums20113
Jose Jimenez
Sunshine in the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC
Scott Knauss
District of Columbia War Memorial
Butch Cronin
Middle Korean War Memorial
Daniel Christaldi
Coral Reef Club lily pond
Günther Roth
121124 0051 garten spaetherbst
Richard Weston. Weston Digital Imaging
Trumisgarry, North Uist
Dzmitry Lasko
Duomo Milan at night | Миланский собор ночью
Jozef Kokes
Bastei
John Gore
Aerial 360 of Royal Sibaya Hotel
Ruediger Kottmann
Berlin - Spittelkolonnaden
NT360 Sanal Tur
Eminonu misir carsisi tarih istanbul
Ruediger Kottmann
Berlin - Bode-Museum
jacky cheng
Sichuan Province - Anyue - Pilu hole - relics repair site-RH
Jozef Kokes
Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Richard Chesher
Red Sea Fan, Octopus and Ilot Mbe Kouen
Butch Cronin
Georgemason
Butch Cronin
Cherryblossom2011
Butch Cronin
Lrgrm
Butch Cronin
Cherryblossums20113
Butch Cronin
World War ll Memorial NE Plaza
Butch Cronin
World War ll Memorial Pacific Tower
Butch Cronin
Vietnam Women's Memorial
Butch Cronin
Tidalbasinpotomacriver
Butch Cronin
Tidal Basin with bright lights
Butch Cronin
Pentagon 911 Memorial
Butch Cronin
World War ll Memorial SE Plaza
Butch Cronin
World War ll Memorial NW Plaza
More About USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.