I had already spent most of afternoon wandering through the San Francisco Botanical Garden, taking pictures of nearly everything I saw. When I noticed the sign saying ‘Garden of Fragrance,’ I was tempted to pass it by — “Oh, it’s just a bunch of flowers.”
Don’t get me wrong! I like flowers, and I can even tell you the names of a few of them. It’s only been within the last year that I discovered how much fun it is to photograph the really colorful blooms I encounter on my hikes around my neighborhood.
But on this day I was warm, my feet were pretty tired and sore — I’d already spent the morning exploring the Japanese Tea Garden and the California Academy of Sciences — and it was almost time for me to call for a Lyft back to my hotel.
Then again, when would I get another chance to visit this amazing place? I turned and retraced my steps and entered the Garden of Fragrance. And it really was beautiful!