Monday, May 4, 2009

Today's Flowers/India


Today's flowers is hosted by Luiz Santilli Jr.


Talking with Paz the other day, I realized that I had hundreds
 of photos from India that I had never posted and probably 
never would. Since it has been raining for the past two days
and I have no New York photos, here are some from March.
We went to a wonderful garden in Udaipur where there were fountains
and pools and curiously English-looking herbaceous borders.
Here a cinneraria.


Here petals of bourgenvillia  fall into the water.



Some are swept up with palm tree fronds.
(This last photo should be enlarged to see the details...)

22 comments:

  1. Enlarging your photos is such fun! It puts one right in with the subject.

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  2. All those petals...so dreamy...just lovely, Elizabeth! Happy Day ((HUGS))

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  3. Oh so pretty .. isnt this rain truly obnoxious .. does Buster like the rain?

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  4. Pretty flowers to consider, with a week of rain predicted. The flowers here will be busting at the seam once the sun eventually comes out.

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  5. Hello Elizabeth, I have enjoyed all your photos, these are beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing.

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  6. Thanks for making me look at the details, Elizabeth. Sometimes we just breeze through.

    The rain is making everything grow so beautifully here. Green is the word of the day.

    I have to go back and read about the haiku festival.....oh, dear.....that requires writing doesn;t it. :-)

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  7. Both petal shots are just fantastic! Compositionally, you always get them just right. So nice.

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  8. I almost forgot to post here. I wandered over to Buster's site. Don't tell my cats. I have enough to do.

    Beautiful colors and composition. I enjoyed those little brooms.

    Enlarging the photos is a must.

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  9. Oh so beautiful. Awesome! MB

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  10. It's wonderful that you can travel back to India with the memories from your photos...and so can we. Lovely colors!

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  11. Simply gorgeous,
    even the fallen petals pile.

    It was raining here tonight.
    Finally, I say,
    it has been sunshine for weeks on end. Mother Nature needed the water.
    And I a reprieve. Pollen!

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  12. Oh those are gorgeous. Love the deep purple color in the first shot.

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  13. those flowers are beautiful.... !

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  14. and i hope you wont mind if i follow you!

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  15. yes more india photos please...india does flowers so well! i love the last one especially!

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  16. Bougainvillieas are some of my favorite flowers. They bring me fond memories of Portugal. Lovely shots! I'm glad you are posting more of India's beauty.

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  17. Well, you would hardly describe these as rainy day filler! That bluish-purple of the cinneraria just might be my favorite color.

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  18. These are beautiful. Glad you posted them. More, please....

    Paz ;-)

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I look forward to hearing from you!