16 février 2010

Orchids of the Luxembourg Garden, Paris.

  Orchids of the Luxembourg Garden The French Senate hosts an Orchid Exibition to mark the 150th anniversary of their collection. Thousands of Parisians lined up in snow to travel through the rain forests of Asia, Africa & America. An unforgettable journey in the realm of incredible colours, unbelievable shapes and sizes.This adventure started in 1836, when a Brazilian Doctor donated some Orchids to the Paris Medical College at Chartreux. Later in 1859, orchids were trasferred to Luxembourg Garden. Ever since, the botanists... [Lire la suite]
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