Wednesday, February 13, 2013


Vincent Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo Van Gogh in March 1888 in Arles.

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 "The weather here is changeable, often windy with turbulent skies, but the almond trees are beginning to flower everywhere."

The same things might have been written in Menorca these days. It's cold and windy today, but the almond trees (Prunus amygdalus) are blossoming everywhere.

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