A Flower a Week : Tulip

Fabulous,Fabulous Floriade

A year ago this week we visited Floriade when we were house sitting in Canberra. So in memory of that I would like to nominate the tulip as my flower for this week

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Nalinki on “Angles and views” is hosting a weekly series called: “Flowersoverflowers”, it will be posted every Tuesday. The idea is to bring some more colorful pics of nature into our blogosphere

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 I stood in the centre of a kaleidoscope of colour and was overwhelmed by the beauty of millions of blooms. People swirled around me, but I just stood transfixed, to be here, to see and experience Floriade is a dream come true. I cannot find the words to describe the feeling of pure joy, all my senses taking in being in the moment, the sweet scent of spring blooms, the happy sound of the old organ playing in the background and the laughter and chatter of the families. The vivid blue sky, and the air as clear as crystal.

I owe this experience to my blogging friend Christine of “Dadiridreaming”, who many of you know. She introduced me to her family as they needed a house sitter in Canberra for three months, July to September. Sadly Christine passed away the week before we arrived here, but I thought of Christine as I wandered around…

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12 thoughts on “A Flower a Week : Tulip

  1. Breathtaking 🙂 and to see so many is awesome 🙂 as they say 🙂

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  2. I can understand your joy on this one Pauline! One day I would love to travel to holland when the tulips are in bloom. Can’t you just imagine the colors?!

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  3. Floriade is wonderful! I just love tulips 😀

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  4. I haven’t been there for a while, but it is a wonderful event. Did you also visit the tulip farm near theCanberran border on the Federal Highway?

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  5. That was for sure an amazing experience. I love tulips!

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  6. What a wonderful event, I can see why you loved it so much – as would Christine. Great photos Pauline and i love how you’ve described it 🙂

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  7. Tulips are the best en masse. One reason why I adore spring.

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