Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Bucket List #97 | Cherry Blossoms

Washington is famous for a lot of things, but one of them is cherries. Before we came here, I didn't even like cherries. I never really have. They seemed like a lot of work to eat around the pits - and then they are usually just mushy or really sour and not worth it.
But that was all before we came to the land of amazing cherries. They are enormous, sold at tons of roadside stands, and I'm telling you - they are the best cherries I've ever tasted. I'm completely converted. I just wish they were cheaper!

Anyway, before you can have the delicious Bing and Ranier cherries that they sell here, you need to have cherry blossoms! And one of the best places around Seattle to admire them is right on the UW campus. I happened to have an afternoon doctor's appointment this week right when the trees were in full bloom, so we decided to come early and make a picnic out of it. :)
No joke, this quad is gorgeous. I mean, the campus is gorgeous in every season, but it was over the top with the trees in bloom.
And oh man, they smelled just as good as they looked...
I was amazed at how many people came to enjoy the day with us.
If you can catch them in the right season and get a nice, sunshiny day, I would say the blossoms on UW campus are well worth the visit.
At least, we thought so!

1 comment:

Catherine said...

Wow, that is seriously gorgeous!!!! What a wonderful picnic :D