Jacques Nelles
Photographer
1 minute read
15 Nov 2017
2:24 pm

IN PICTURES: Blooming Jacarandas grace streets of Pretoria

Jacques Nelles

The Citizen photographer Jacques Nelles takes a close look at the purple haze of blooming Jacarandas in Pretoria, also known as 'Jacaranda City' .

 

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A view of the purple flowers of the Jacaranda trees near the Union Buildings, 23 October 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.

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A recycler walks past a white jacaranda tree found in Herbert Baker Street, Groenkloof, 31 October 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.

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A recycler walks down a Jacaranda filled street in Brooklyn, 1 November 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.

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A gardener uses a leaf blower to blow away the heaps of Jacaranda flowers gathered on a sidewalk in Brooklyn, 1 November 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.

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A woman is seen during her morning run near the Union Buildings under the purple Jacaranda trees in the area, 1 November 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles

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Japanese tourists take pictures of the Jacaranda trees near the Union Buildings, 23 October 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.

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A woman walks with an umbrella under the Jacaranda trees near the Union Buildings, 1 November 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.

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A woman with an umbrella is seen crossing the road near the Telkom tower in Pretoria under the blooming Jacaranda trees, 2 October 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.

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A woman waits for cars to pass on a street corner in Brooklyn under the purple Jacaranda trees in the area, 1 November 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.

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The South African flag is seen in front of a Jacaranda tree at the Presidential Guesthouse, 3 October 2017, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles.