More than a Glimpse Of Balboa Park
I continue with the trip I took to Balboa Park a month ago now. How time flies! I can’t beat time anymore, it wins me constantly.
Anyhow, as Chandra and I left the Botanical Gardens, we got a closer look at the building that was on the other side of the lily pond.
We saw some devotees chanting “Hare Krishna” and I could not resist taking a picture
We saw people photographing the beautiful architecture
The sky was a beautiful blue, and it was a perfect day
There were beautiful cherry-blossom type flowers in the trees – I was reminded of Washington, DC
A really talented musician played for the audience using an Aboriginal-type horn. I have taken his picture before at December Nights at the Park. We could have listened to him all afternoon. He was very entertaining!
Going in the other direction of the park, closer to the Houses of Hospitality, which sadly were closed today (Saturday) – they’re open usually from 10 am to 4 pm (I believe) on Sunday’s – we saw the Organ Pavilion, also the scene of Diwali at the Park and December Nights.
This is also part of Spreckels Theatre – The Organ Pavilion
Here is more of the park
Pretty flowers….imagine what it will be like in Spring!
Sometimes, I can’t stop taking pictures.
There is art even outside the museums, and children will delight at the sight of it. They can even play in one of the structures, outside of the Mingei International Museum.
At one point, the wind started blowing, and it felt like it was snowing. It was snowing cherry blossom type flowers. It was such a beautiful few minutes, and very surreal.
This is outside one of my favorite buildings in Balboa Park – the San Diego Museum of Man – what a lovely building!
This is back to the area just outside the Mingei International Museum.
Well, I have to leave off here. I think I may have run out of space for my media files – I think I upload too many pictures – infact, I take too many pictures. However, you can never have enough pictures – it’s always best to have dozens of varieties of each, then you can pick your favorite. My problem is that sometimes I can’t pick properly. I want to use them all. Anyway, next time when I sort out my media storage situation – I might even post more pictures of Balboa Park. Happy March!
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- January 31, 2016 -
Balboa park seems to be nice place, also for children. I was surprised to see some architecture which resembles Portuguese buildings. Thank You presenting Your wonderful photos.
Hi Matti, hope you are doing well. The architecture in Balboa Park does indeed look very European – it is absolutely magnificent! The Park is indeed a wonderful place for children too. Thanks so much for your comment. I hope you will have a fabulous and fantastic March!