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Foto Friday - Grand Rapids Michigan Christmas Traditions

Foto Friday - Grand Rapids Michigan Christmas Traditions

 

 

Yes, we have snow in Grand Rapids Michigan already. It came right after Thanksgiving

this year and it gives every scene a holiday touch.

Sculpture at Frederick Meijer Gardens Entrance 

We were at Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park this morning.  It has a fresh

blanket of white which softens the landscape and decorates nature with a deft hand.

In contrast, the tropical garden inside is abloom with orchids and other tropical plants.

 

We browsed the Christmas Trees from Around the World with awe and delight.

 

Mexico Christmas Tree

The colorful paper ornaments on the Mexico Christmas Tree were so bright and cheerful.

 

Kwanza Decorations

Kwanza items and decorations are gathered here to honor holiday celebrations around

the world.

 

Germany and Austria Christmas Trees

Nutcrackers galore on the German Christmas Tree and delicate glass ornaments on the 

Christmas Tree from Austria.

 

Swedish Christmas Tree

The Swedish Christmas Tree is filled with wooden carved ornaments and tiny Jule candles.

 

African Christmas Tree

The Christmas Tree from Africa is unusual and unique, filled with African crafts and symbols.

 

Vietnamese Tet Shrine 

Embracing many cultures, this Vietnamese Tet Shrine is symbolic of Vietnam's biggest 

holiday, celebrating the coming New Year.

 

Native American Christmas Tree

The Native American Christmas Tree is filled with hand made ornaments celebrating the 

Native American crafts and culture.

 

Brazil Christmas Tree

Poinsettias, colorful feathers and birds decorates the Christmas Tree from Brazil.

 

Meijer Gardens Covered Entrance

The tree-like beams that support the covered entrance to the Meijer Gardens

are shown here with all their holiday splendor.

 

 

We hope you enjoyed the brief tour through the Meijer Gardens and a few of the festive

Christmas Trees from Around the World.  Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from

Grand Rapids Michigan!

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Comment balloon 5 commentsTerry & Bonnie Westbrook • December 10 2010 03:26PM

Comments

Christmas is my FAVORITE holiday, Terry.  Great photos!

Posted by Heather Chavez, Real Estate Virtual, Assistant (928) 692-3235 (Second Self Virtual Assistance) almost 10 years ago

Very cool photos. Thanks for sharing....

Posted by Michael A. Caruso (Surterre Properties) almost 10 years ago

Nice !! Interesting to see themes that are popular from around the world.

Posted by Joye Hollis Ridgeway, - Homes, Land, Investment, Commercial (AgentOwned Realty, Charleston SC) almost 10 years ago

Really nice shots!

Merry Christmas!

Posted by Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro (Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954) almost 10 years ago

Hi Terry  Bonnie, These are wonderful photos and they truly capture the Christmas and Holiday spirit. Thank you especially for sharing them with our ActiveRainPhotoBlogger group. 

Posted by William Johnson, Retired Real Estate Professional (Retired) almost 10 years ago

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