A post from one of my favorite fellow bloggers! Thanks, Michel!
Sometimes, when looking through the flags of visitors of this blog, I can see the flag of the Lebanon, which shows a cedar as a national symbol. This reader from Lebanon is Jacqueline Hadel, https://jacquelinemhadel.wordpress.com a photojournaliste, actually working in Beirut, highlighting street art and culture all over the world by excellent photography work, and today I like to dedicate this “old” picture of a Lebanon cedar at the castle’s garden of Bad Homburg to her.
The cedar was planted in 1820 in front of the “Koenigsfluegel” (front wing) of the palace of Bad Homburg. The tree was a present made by the Duke of Cambridge to his sister on the occasion of her marriage to the Landgraf Friedrich VI. Joseph. Today the cedar has a maximum girth of 6,40 meters (about 19 ft) and a hight of more than 20 meters (about 65 ft). The crown of the tree…
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