A couple of years ago I was in Colonial Williamsburg to see the autumn foliage. I didn’t expect to see so much greenery in November, but it was a delightful day and many people were out walking wearing t-shirts, shorts and sandals. I didn’t think it was that warm but I ended up carrying my jacket after walking for a couple of hours. Here are some of the sights.
With everything still so green I wondered if I’d see any fall foliage. I did find this tree on one of the streets and the colors were lovely.
I’ve been admiring autumn leaves for a long time. When I looked back I found these pictures from some of my blog posts between 2014 and 2016 that show many of the times that I photographed colorful leaves.
I’ve been in different parts of Virginia over the past few weeks and the change in the trees has been remarkable. When I was in Williamsburg at the beginning of the month there was a lot of color in the leaves and shrubs. A nursery at Colonial Williamsburg had rows of greenery and potted plants for sale. Last week I was in the mountains and saw the Natural Bridge. It was quite impressive even though the leaves were gone. Still, the trees can be dramatic even without leaves.
Williamsburg in early November:
Lots of color
Plants for sale
A few weeks later:
A path to…
Now is also a good time to look forward to all the upcoming holidays. Happy Thanksgiving!