Luxembourg Gardens in Paris. Pinterest photo credit unknown.
The Webster Dictionary describes an allée “as a path or walkway between trees or scrubs”, my definition, pure beauty.
I have been fascinated with allées for years and try to take photos everywhere I travel quite frankly to the annoyance of my travel companions!!!
I probably like this photo because it gives me the feeling of infinity as I look through the trees. I am mad for the canopy the branches make. I presume in a European garden, image from Pinterest photo credit unknown.
Guess what I never thought to take some in Chicago or when I go to Indiana, Michigan or Wisconsin….silly Nena! Here are a few of my own photos from some of those visits.
The four photos above are from a trip to Michigan last year.
These three images from Grant Park South of Adams between Michigan Avenue and the railway tracks.
Another European garden with facing rows of hedges and a magnificent canopy of wisteria!!! Love this photo found on Pinterest photo credit unknown.
Not really an allée, but probably my favorite photo that I took in the Southern garden of the Art Insitute of Chicago. Glorious in any season and a perfect place of peace in our hectic City!
I always like to post my own photos rather than pull from the web. You can be sure I will update this post as I wander the City this summer and find more hidden green treasures….any suggestions!!??