Urge to Travel

Three very good posts recently on reclamation and repurposing of industrial sites, as well as public spaces, even if only temporarily, as in the case of the forest made of the Champs-Elysees.
From the Huffington Post 8/24/10, which includes mention of NYC’s High Line, which A Tidewater Gardener also visited recently, producing that stunning blog entry.

Studio G found this converted water tower in the Netherlands, the Villa Augustus. Photos from VA’s website.


Villa Augustus’ kitchen garden, supplying their restaurant:


Posts like these are too good to let slip away without an encore.

(Autumn always brings a nearly irresistible urge to travel.)

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4 Responses to Urge to Travel

  1. Les says:

    I do not need a season to get the urge to travel, but it does tend to rise in summer. Thank you for the linkage.

  2. Kathy says:

    I’m trying to fit a couple more road trips in between a busy fall business trip schedule.I wonder if there is even one damn thing worth seeing in Reno ??

  3. Grace says:

    The Oregon Garden was definitely what I needed. Sometimes getting away from the confines of our own space can do wonders once we return to it. Code for INSPIRATION.

  4. This “re-post” is just perfect. What a fascinating conversion of the Champs-Elysees. I was delighted to read the post about the High Line and see A Tidewater Gardener’s excellent photos, since I’ll see it with my own eyes in late September.

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