Central Park

img_9945I spent a few days in New York recently, and took a walk through Central Park. It’s so amazing to have this immense green space in the heart of such a large city. What I also love about it is the many smaller spots within the park, some of them bucolic and others bustling.

img_9932This is one of those places where I often think I’ve seen some of the views before in movies – probably because I have. img_9933The fall weather was perfect for walking.

img_9937I took a lot of pictures of trees. This big beech has endured some carving.

img_9940There are many ginkgo trees in the park, and they were resplendent – almost an electric gold.

img_9925The Japanese anemones were still in bloom, although they took a back seat to the spectacular fall foliage.

img_9936I am always struck by how much green space there is in this densely-populated city, and how people get out into it. This is a great urban treasure, worth repeat visits. There is always something new to discover.

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About dirtynailz

Writer for a daily newspaper, gardener, tree hugger, orchid-grower, photographer, animal lover, hiker, wilderness seeker. Proponent of clover in the lawn and a dog on the bed.
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4 Responses to Central Park

  1. CJ Wright says:

    Gorgeous pics, dn! You were in my old neighborhood. I’m a little homesick now. I hope your holiday was/continues to be a good one.

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    • dirtynailz says:

      I’ll bet you’re homesick. It is definitely one of the world’s great cities. I spent just a few intense days there, got my culture fix and came home.

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  2. How refreshing! Feels like I’ve had an invigorating autumn walk. As always, thanks!

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