#ThursdayTreeLove – 33

“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” 
                                                      ― Anne Frank

#ThursdayTreeLove - 33

#ThursdayTreeLove – 33

This tree stands tall at the entrance of Mehrangarh fort in Jodhpur besides a structure that looks like something of importance in the yesteryear. There is no one to look after or narrate a story of what this could have been. Sad or happy – no memories of the past. However, look at those pigeons who have found a home on the top of the dome and the tree. Even when a lot is lost, there are still a few things one can be happy about.

Thursday Tree love is a photo feature on this blog and is hosted on 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month. The next edition will be live on February 22, 2018. If you would like to play along, post a picture of a tree on your blog and link it back to this post.

If you don’t see the pingback, please leave a link to your post in my comments section. I will link your posts on my blog in the next edition and spread some love. Let’s come together to appreciate the beautiful nature around us. 

Before you go, don’t forget to check the lovely trees shared on #ThursdayTreeLove – 32:

  1. Ramya’s tree that stands tall after a snowy day
  2. Guards of coffee estate as shot by Anamika
  3. Snuffy’s tree of life from HWY 101
  4. Alana’s Palm trees from Florida
  5. The majestic white cotton silk tree captured by Esha
  6. Sunita’s tree by the sea
  7. The beauty of fall as captured by Surbhi
  8. Trees from Kerala – Captured by Maria and shared by Angela
  9. Vidya’s friendly tree
  10. Archana shares a flawed tree or is it really flawed?

42 Responses

  1. The quote goes very well with the photo. I am interested in knowing what lies on the other side of that structure. In settings like this, I always wonder what stories do the tree has to tell about the history of the setting.
    Anamika Agnihotri recently posted…Fruit Bearer #ThursdayTreeLove 11My Profile

  2. Gloria says:

    So majestic looking. Trees are just as beautiful on black & white as in colour. More mysterious.
    This is my tree Parul. https://weareholistic.wordpress.com/2018/02/06/the-amazing-sycamore-tree/

  3. Shilpa Garg says:

    What a beautiful capture and the black and white composition adds more depth and gives a soul to it!!

  4. Shilpa Gupte says:

    The black and white shot looks magnificent and seems to be narrating the history of the place, Parul!

  5. Lata Sunil says:

    This image is black and white is simply beautiful. Something to be framed actually.

  6. Damyanti says:

    I love all these tree images that flood my timeline on Thursdays!

  7. Reema Dsouza says:

    This is such a beautiful image! Sometimes life without colour is also beautiful.
    Reema Dsouza recently posted…#WednesdayVerses : Life’s waysMy Profile

  8. G Angela says:

    Such a great click, Parul:) I admire the way you have captured this tree, so artistic, could be framed and hung on the wall…. the quote is fitting, here’s my tree post :https://livealifeofgratitude.blogspot.in/2018/02/friendly-tree-27.html

  9. What an amazing capture and such an inspiring quote, I just loved it and so glad that I am staring my day with reading this beautiful post. feeling refreshed and positive. also, excited to partcipate again and hoping to make it always. it is great to be here Parul. here is my entry


  10. Shantala says:

    This picture is beautiful, and it’s so YOU, Parul. Not a nature lover (or so I thought) but I love this series of posts.
    Shantala recently posted…10 Book to Movie Adaptations Coming Out in 2018My Profile

  11. arv says:

    I’m not sure if you are aware of this fact Parul that most Chhatris in western Rajasthan are usually built in remembrance of a person. Nice capture. I’m also participating in TTL this week as mentioned earlier. It should be up tomorrow morning, Parul!

    • Parul Thakur says:

      I wasn’t aware and I am so glad you shared. That’s a good piece of information. Thank you! I see that you haven’t left a link but no worries – let me go get your post 🙂

  12. You’ve captured this so beautifully. There’s something arresting about its starkness. Linking up with you this week.
    Obsessive mom recently posted…The tree with a swing #ThursdayTreeLoveMy Profile

  13. Soumya says:

    I absolutely love this picture. Had I looked at it elsewhere, I would have known that you have clicked it. It is so you 🙂

    I want to be a part of this ThursdayTreeLove. Next time on, pakka!

    “Even when a lot is lost, there are still a few things one can be happy about.” Love <3
    Soumya recently posted…When It Is Important To Look BackMy Profile

  14. Alana says:

    What a quote, given the circumstances under which Anne Frank wrote it. I love when the past survives in some way. Nice black and white capture; it suited the topic. My contribution: https://ramblinwitham.blogspot.com/2018/02/gold-and-hawk-thursdaytreelove.html

  15. Esha says:

    What a beautiful shot, Parul! I’ve never been to Mehrangarh but would love to, someday. I love the thought you expressed so beautifully—that even when all is lost, there are still somethings that one can be happy about! I get that feeling from a lot of things around me and I can relate to that strain of thought. Joining in again this week with my #treelove post:


  16. Balaka Basu says:

    This is one lovely tree..the monochrome adds depth to the image..almost a vintage feel.. great shot Parul

  17. Archana says:

    A wonderful image. The two together evoke a feeling a nostalgia of time gone by. The black and white image adds to this feeling… Great shot. By the way.. I had posted on #ThursdayTreeLove 32 as well.. Do add to your list if possible ! 🙂
    Archana recently posted…Root Skirt (ThursdayTreeLove)My Profile

  18. BellyBytes says:

    Life without colour has a stark beauty. The tree looked like a mogul motif alongside an old structure .

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