Epic LA Trip – more Huntington Gardens

After our tea at Huntington Gardens, L and I spent some more time wandering around.

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Orange trees! Not novel for you Californians, but I still get a kick out of it since we don’t have them here:
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Vanilla!
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The Japanese gardens were still closed for renovation, but we could catch a glimpse:
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The Chinese Garden:
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We didn’t have a lot of time, so we went through the greenhouse really quickly.
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We did check out the Children’s Garden though, because L said it was cool and that was no lie! It was so clever and cool!

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These little fish spat water:
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And inset in the sidewalk were the phases of the moon:
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I like this pic of L!
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This “chime” made sounds when you put small rocks through it! Neat, no?

That’s a “volcano” in the background!
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The “volcano” again:
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Oranges in the background:
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Next we headed into the house to see the awesome furniture and paintings. Lots of costumey goodness forthcoming:
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Pinky:
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There were so many gowns with white silk shoes:
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It was awesome seeing real Romneys:
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I like the ruffles on this one:
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Blue Boy:
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She’s lovely:
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Georgiana!
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Miniatures:
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And that was all the time we had for Huntington Gardens!

Next up, the Garment District!

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