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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby pantera leo » Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:50 pm

Boorgatspook you sure she's still in Bloem :shock:

Dotty wrote:Image not quite time for bed yet
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a bit of forum time first :wink:

Look at the time and just to confirm it the Leopard in the Top Right corner of the screen!!!! :big_eyes:

Still Busy with the Report after losing it 3 times :redface: (Never learn my lesson) Will post one bit just now and the rest will follow soon!

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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby pantera leo » Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:53 pm

PL's interpretation of "Day of the Bloem Meet 2009" : :D

First I post a pic just to indicate some area from where photo's where taken and in which direction!

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1. View of Garden & Dam from Garden Viewing Trail
2. View of Garden, Dam & Hills from the Garden Viewing Trail
3. View from Motsetse Hill
4. View from Nama Karoo Section over the Gardens towards the Hills
5. Bird Hide
6. Picnic Area


Well the day started with me being dropped off just after 8am for a bit of lovely birding on the Stiffnecks B-Day. It was quite overcast and the wind was howling. I really started to worry that we might have to cancel as thick clouds started building up! :shock:

I quickly made my way down to the bird hide just to escape the cold but this did not help much especially not being so close to the water! There wasn't to many birds around except for some Swifts and Swallows. At last I decided to take on the hills to try and warm up a bit and it made a huge difference not only was the blood pumping a bit but it was also in the wind shadow! The first hill I climbed is the one right next to the dam and the trail that runs up and on it is know as the garden viewing trail! (Sorry the photo's aren't that good due to bad light)

View from the Garden Viewing Trail (1)
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I continued along the the pathway meandering up and on the the hill and could hear the lovely sounds of the White-bellied Sunbirds calling from all over! The Nedicky's melodies intertwined with the Sunbirds' as I rounded the hill!

Another view from the Garden Viewing Trail but this time including the hills! (2)
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{Rest will follow ASAP}

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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Lockie » Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:57 pm

:clap: :clap: PL...Looks beautiful, even in that light :dance:

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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Siobain » Fri Nov 27, 2009 8:57 pm

Great start! PL...wonderful pics.....can't wait for the rest. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Micetta » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:00 pm

:clap: :clap: LP! What is the green building in the photos?

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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Lockie » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:04 pm

:hmz: ...might be the bird hide Micetta

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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Siobain » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:16 pm

Micetta wrote::clap: :clap: LP! What is the green building in the photos?
M.. they have a little shop a nursery and are busy with a restaurant there at the moment,
that is the green roof you see there.
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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Boorgatspook » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:24 pm

A wonderful start, PL! :clap: And love your photo's!
Can't wait to see and read the rest :popcorn:

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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Siobain » Fri Nov 27, 2009 9:38 pm

Bird hide over-looking the water at the Bloem Botanicals.
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White throated swallow fledgelings in their nest under the thatch in the corner of the hide.
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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Skillie » Sun Nov 29, 2009 12:33 pm

:clap: :clap: Well done, PL, looking forward to the rest! :D

@Siobain wonderful pictures! More!!! :D :D
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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Micetta » Sun Nov 29, 2009 12:46 pm

Isn't that a nice bird hide! :dance:

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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Siobain » Sun Nov 29, 2009 5:46 pm

Sure is Mi.... :thumbs_up: PL chapter 2 :popcorn: :whistle:

Ta! Skillie. :D
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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Sun Nov 29, 2009 6:17 pm

Looks like a beautiful place!!!! :dance:


Miranda has been spotted..... :shock:



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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Micetta » Sun Nov 29, 2009 6:19 pm

....in a very nice mug in Canada :roll:

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Re: Bloem Meet 2009

Unread postby Elzet » Sun Nov 29, 2009 6:27 pm

:funny: :funny: Miranda is a cutie pie.

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