Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Spring time in Mt. Lofty Botanic garden!!!

Spring time in Mt.Lofty Botanic garden is as mesmerizing as Autumn. It’s really true that this garden change according to the 4 seasons. Came back to this place again in October. Missed the bus, so i walked up as i don’t wana waste time waiting for the bus. This was just about half a month after Mt.Feathertop trip, haha, thought my leg is fine, however, my leg hurts badly while walking uphill, and after that downhill during back. But the beauty of the garden tells me it definitely worth it :).
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Going down this Rhododendron trail is really an awesome experience, heaps of Rhododendron flowers of different species blooming, what a pretty sight!!!!
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Always seen old couples accompanying each other strolling the gardens, streets, beaches, buses…etc. Western old couples appreciate each other more and more as they aged compared to the eastern, clearly something very different from asian countries, haha.
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Came across this purple world which is UNBELIEVEABLE PRETTY, some more it look like wild flowers that grow in wild which i like instead of looking across a farm of flowers.
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After viewing those pretty purple flowers, went ahead to search for sakura flowers that are planted in these garden, though not many. Hoping they are in blooming still. However, the sakuras season were either over or not really started. And there’s TOO FEW of them, which make it nothing matchable to Japan or Korea sakuras, sigh. haha. Still went explore around the garden.
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Surprisingly, there’s a lot of this while flowering plants around especially near water area. There are a pretty sight to look at :)IMG_9999
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This blue bird in the picture below looks quite colourful with shiny blue feathers, haha. Seen it a few times, however this is the 1st time i’m able to photograph it so close :)

This familiar spots taken at a different time have a different feeling. It give you a different relaxing feeling compared to during autumn :)IMG_0042 IMG_0044   IMG_0049  IMG_0055 IMG_0056 IMG_0061 IMG_0062  IMG_0092 IMG_0094 IMG_0095

Hang around the garden a whole evening, spending time exploring more parts of the garden and taking photos. Another great time here.

1 comment:

  1. If I have doraemon, then it will be great, I can use the REN YI MEN to reach the place, like those plants so much, and the photos... Cant really describe the feeling, Haha!