January 6, 2013

Gardens at Versailles, France

Photograph by Emmanuel Lattes, Alamy

Orange trees outline a formal garden at Versailles, once the epicenter of French royal power. The Versailles gardens took 40 years to complete; Louis XIV valued them as much as the palace. During the winter, the fruit trees are moved inside.

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