A few words to the location, that was quite impressive. It was the Old Salt Deposit in Hallein, Austria.
So in the first picture you could figure it is sand on the ground , under those beautiful azaleas. It’s not! It’s salt.
The first thing I noticed – besides the trees- was the slight burning in my lungs and the salt flowers on the timbers. The temperature was most enjoyably cool, compared to the outside (32°C, or 89°F).
Here is a selection of the trees I adored most: