It Was All Yellow

Last week, I was fascinated by a number of ginkgo trees around town that seemed to decide to drop their leaves all at once, forming gigantic yellow carpets on the ground. Here’s a big one I saw near Forest Park.

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I was totally impressed with our local display until I saw…

Check out this article and these photos from the blog Colossal. This is a 1,400 year-old Ginkgo tree located within the Gu Guanyin Buddhist Temple in the Zhongnan Mountains in China.

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Are you KIDDING me?

Is this world not the most stunning place?

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