Sunday, June 15, 2014

Lake Martin, Louisiana: In Lotus Bloom

Lotus, Lake Martin, Louisiana


On Father's Day, June 2014, the lotus are in bloom on Lake Martin.

Lotus, Lake Martin, Louisiana


The lotus leaves billow like baby elephant ears when they stand alert from the water.


Lotus, Lake Martin, Louisiana


 When flat on the water surface, birds use the lotus leaves as momentary resting spots.


Lotus, Lake Martin, Louisiana


In the boat, we glide through a field of lotus and dragonflies.




A slide show below, which includes scenes from Lake Martin in June and April 2014 and of January 2012:




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