Sarah P. Duke Gardens’ iconic red bridge is named the Meyer Bridge. The bridge is located over the large pond in the Culberson Asiatic Arboretum and is a favorite spot for visitors to pause for photos and gaze at the beauty around them. It was recently redesigned, along with the surrounding landscape, to become the official entrance to the Durham-Toyama Sister Cities Japanese Pavilion and Garden,
A sense of serenity with cloud and tree reflections on a pond in North Carolina
Blue sky and winter tree reflections on a still pond in North Carolina
The cold temperatures froze the pond creating a postcard scene of the golf hole at Ole Still Golf Club
Moving on to some winter images – a half-frozen pond with reflections
The sun sets at Sunset Hills Vineyard casting reflections in the pond
Mirror-like reflections on a small pond in Conover, North Carolina
A murky pond is brightened by the color of water lilies in Gujarat, India
Reflections of poles used by fishermen together with the sunset sky on a still pond
A pond casts reflections of a palm tree, vegetation and clouds in the sky
A small bridge over a pond links the snow banks in this winter scene
Fresh snow and a bridge over the pond create winter wonderland reflections ….
Lonely footsteps towards a pond provide a contrast to the pristine fresh snow
Everything but the pond is covered with falling snow ……
A couple of colorful canoes at a dock on the pond add brightness to the reflections on a foggy day
One can sense the serenity on this pond at sunset ….
Plenty of Fall color and reflection distractions at the golf green by the pond ….
The water in the pond is murky but the reflections of Fall are still colorful …
Gentle wind causes ripple designs in the pond but still leaves an area for reflections …
The late rays of the sun paint the trees, hills and Biltmore House, Asheville in a golden hue and cast reflections in the pond