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2012 (Part 1)

Kia Ora Fellow Gallopers,

Another year’s come and gone – a year that was packed with events ranging from the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee to the London Olympics to the US Presidential election. The aftershocks of the economic crisis continued to rock the world economies and the world was to have ended this year.

While being a silent spectator to the atrocities that one fellow human inflicts on another, this beautiful planet that we call Home sent out very clear signals to us, by way of storms and super storms,  that we will have to bear the consequences of our bad and reckless stewardship of her.

As the curtains come down on 2012, I thought I’d showcase some of our most highly rated* images from the past 12 months. Hope you enjoy these images as much as I enjoyed making them:

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February 2012:

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March 2012:

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April 2012:

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May 2012:

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June 2012:

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Look out for Part 2 tomorrow…

Till then, take care and gallop free.

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* – All the images in this post were showcased on our Facebook Page as part of our ‘Picture of the Day’ feature and were highly rated by the most important and valued viewer of all – You.

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Royal Botanic Garden Photo-walk – Edinburgh (Part 2)

Hello Fellow Gallopers,

Following on from yesterday’s post, here are the rest of the images from the Photo-walk at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh organised by the Edinburgh Digital Photography Meetup Group.

Till next time, take care and gallop free.

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Royal Botanic Garden Photo-walk – Edinburgh (Part 1)

Hello Fellow Gallopers,

Last Sunday was a glorious day weather-wise and hence decided to go along to a Photo-walk at the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh organised by the Edinburgh Digital Photography Meetup Group.

Showcased below are a few images I managed to capture during the Photo-Walk. Hope you enjoy viewing them as much as I enjoyed making them:

Feel free to drop by tomorrow to see Part 2 of this post wherein I’ll post up the rest of the images from the Photo-walk.

Till then, take care and gallop free.

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Republic Day Flower Show 2011

Hello Fellow Gallopers,

Lal Bagh (ಲಾಲ್ ಬಾಗ್) Botanical Gardens is a tourist attraction in Bangalore, the capital of the Southern State of Karnataka, India. Termed as the pendant in the necklace of Bangalore’s gardens, Lal Bagh literally translated into English means ‘The Red Garden’ and the garden is famous for its Glass House that hosts two annual flower shows to coincide with India’s Republic Day (26th January) and Independence Day (15th August). Lal Bagh has secured its place among the gardens of the world and has come to be regarded as one of the best gardens in the East.

 

I visited the Gardens during the Republic Day Flower Show this year and I hope that the images showcased here as well as those contained in the album (link attached below) will offer the reader a glimpse of the visual feast of  vibrantly coloured flowers that were on display.

The main attraction of the Flower Show was the replica of the Kempe Gowda Tower (Kempe Gowda being the founder of the city of Bangalore) which was fabricated completely out of red, yellow and white roses (close to 50,000 in all!!!). The garden surrounds the real tower and visitors can see the tower as they enter the Gardens.

To view all the images from the Flower Show, kindly click the link below:

http://koshy.smugmug.com/Events/Lalbagh-Flower-Show-RD/15565402_9X6Jn#1166050853_cykft

Till next time, take care and gallop free.

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