Cherry blossoms in D.C.

Cherry Blossom 2014

On Thursday, April 10, 2014, the famous cherry trees of Tidal Basin, Washington, D.C., reached their blooming peak. The planting of these trees dates back to 1912, when they were donated to the U.S. by Japan as a gesture of friendship.

See, and share, more photography in the Cherry Blossom Festival group and Cherry Blossoms in D.C. gallery.

Photos from Krsna, Whoopie Cat, Tim Evanson, Cathy Hammer, and ekelly80.