It's a unique sight that goes by many names throughout cultures and is often used to coincide with the season of spring and the spring holidays of Easter, Ramadan and Passover.
Israel boasts a wide variety of different ecological systems: deserts and marshes, high mountains, dense forests, open fields with wildflowers to suit each habitat.
Russia has traditionally touted "General Winter" as one of its strongest allies, with the bitter cold having helped protect the country from invasions from Napoleon Bonaparte and the Nazis alike.
Inaugurated in 1966 and now a well-known international event, the march has not taken place the past two years due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Some 150,000 people came to the town of Akre in the Kurdish region of Iraq to celebrate the spring holiday with fireworks, bonfires and traditional clothes and music.
Do some basic fact-checking and it won’t take long to determine that the traditionally accepted reasons for instituting daylight-saving time are no more than myths and baseless legends.
Paleontology enthusiasts have long debated at what time of year the dinosaurs died. A recent study builds on earlier evidence to suggest the dinosaurs probably met their demise in the spring.
There will be workshops, wine, good food, live performances, guided tours and much more.
I had the good fortune of visiting Kyoto, Japan’s cultural capital, exactly in time to photograph the cherry blossoms at their peak. And let me tell you, it’s a magical sight to behold.
We protect our wildflowers in Israel, particularly rare and endangered species.