Late winter is early spring

Two reasons why I love Delhi.
The flowering trees that line its roads and the monuments that pop up are regular intervals.
Delhi’s past is still very much a daily affair for its residents as they drive to work, the market or just step out to buy some milk.

Late winter, once the days get warmer, the trees start their flower shows. The first show is put forth by these grand Silk Cotton trees in masses of glorious red.

The Amaltas (see them here)  and the Gulmohar follow among other later in the year.

Silk Cotton trees are native to southern and eastern Asia. In India they are also widely known as Simal
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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Love the first photograph….


    1. Thanks Santosh. It’s the time of the year to be roadside 🙂


  2. I liked the blue dome. nice composition


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