gardens of revelation, part 1b

exteriorThis is the second post on Howard Finster’s amazing Paradise Garden.  Inspired to start building in the 1960’s, Howard explained his motivation this way: “…it just come to me that the world started with a beautiful garden, so why not let it end with a beautiful garden?”

Please see the first post, from October 31st, 2017, for more background details.  [please hover over images for captions]

About ben

Ben Batchelder has traveled some of the world's most remote roads. Nothing in his background, from a degree in Visual & Environmental Studies at Harvard to an MBA from Wharton, adequately prepared him for the experiences. Yet he persists, for through such journeys life unfolds. Having published four books that map the inner and exterior geographies of meaningful travel, he is a mountain man in Minas Gerais, Brazil who comes down to the sea at Miami Beach, Florida. His second travel yarn, To Belém & Back, received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. For more, visit

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