One the things I love most about summer in Europe is the abundance of flowers and trees down every street and alleyway. I love walking down through the backstreets and appreciating how big a part nature plays in the landscaping of houses and gardens. In Dubrovnik, the people have their grape vines draped over pergolas to not only allow the fruit to have the required daily sunlight, but to also have a shady spot to park their car or sit under at the same time. I’m so inspired to do the same with our struggling grape vines back at home! Everywhere you look, there’s hanging pot plants, fig trees, olive trees, tomatoes, pomegranate, lime trees, lemon trees and beautiful flowering bougainvillaea. It adds such a vibrant touch of colour and nature to the landscape and makes summer here all the more magical. I love it!
Photos: Thomas Debono & I
using Canon 35mm 1.4 L lens via @CanonAustralia.