When the blockade in Wuhan (China) was about to end on April 8, 1,000 cherry trees in full bloom on the street signaled a new beginning in this city.
Wuhan (China) is about to end a series of blockades on April 8. Across the street, including Wuhan University, 1,000 cherry trees are in full bloom.
Every spring, the cherry gardens of Wuhan University attract many students, staff, and visitors from all over the world. This year, however, due to the blockade because of Covid-19, the campus was quieter and quieter than before.
According to CNN , Li Hao, a teacher who stayed at the school due to the blockade captured the scenery of cherry blossoms in full bloom with flycam. “I believe that any disaster or challenge will end in the end. Like cherries, they will bloom sooner or later. As long as we do our best, the life is beautiful.” will be back to normal, “said Li Hao.
Cherry trees have been in Wuhan since the 1970s when China and Japan first established diplomatic relations. Wuhan University has opened several webcams on Chinese apps so people can watch cherry blossoms at home.
“I’ve never seen the cherry blossom avenue so quiet. It’s really beautiful, but I think it will be better for the crowds watching flowers. I hope life can return to normal soon.” and I can see those flowers with my own eyes, “a student at Wuhan University told China Daily.
Wuhan City, Hubei Province, was frozen on January 24 due to the Covid-19 epidemic. The new strain has claimed more than 3,300 lives in mainland China.
After more than 2 months, the blockade order began to be lifted. A part of the Great Wall of China is open to visitors. The rest of Hubei Province also ended the blockade on March 24, people could leave their homes and businesses began to reopen.