a shady courtyard of pebbles and brick paths, filled with acers, hellebores, ferns and grasses. A Buddha crafted from blue Karnataka stone, sits beneath Acer palamatum. I would love to have the space for this.
Painted Hills, John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, OR by Keith Skelton: The striking striped hills are a geological record of flood plains of various eras. The fossil beds are rich in remains of ancient horses, camels and rhinoceroses.