What was it that attracted you to our Jacaranda City?
SHOICHI KATAYAMA, Nagasaki, Japan: We've come down today to spend some time here under the Jacaranda trees relaxing. SHINZA ZHANG, China and JACKSON CHEN, Taiwan: We've been studying in Australia and we saw the jacarandas on the internet. It's been really pretty. ASUNA OGA, Osaka: It's a lot like the Cherry Blossom Festival at home. It's the Australian version of it. PHOTOS: TIM HOWARD