Thursday, 3 May 2012

Kirstenbosch


It rained when we went to Kirstenbosch.


I had been looking forward to exploring
this spectacular botanical gardens
on the slopes of Table Mountain


but a dense mist enveloped the mountain
and we were caught in a torrential downpour.


As we ran for shelter
I felt quite philosophical...


I am sure it won't be long
before we are back.

6 comments:

  1. It's my first visit to you today (I nipped across from Brown Paper Packages because I heard you mention South Afric...
    I've been to 'Kirstenbosch' and loved it staying in Cape Town. We've been a few times and hope to return soon.
    Love your photos too so thanks for sharing. ;D
    Have a wonderful week!

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  2. what a shame, but it looks beautiful even in the rain x

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  3. Fortunately we reach the safety of the shop and survived the worst of the downpour thus enabling MrsM to make some essential purchases ...

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  4. Everything happens for a reason ...

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  5. I'll probably get it wrong again, but is that lion's tail in the second picture? Lovely --

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