Vumba Botanical Gardens…

Some more pics of the botanical gardens

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I think it must rain a lot in the Vumba, there were water drains all over the place, and these water features, with their cute little bridges too

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From several places in the gardens there are benches strategically placed for people to gaze at the distant view…

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These tree ferns are abundant in the garden

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Vumba Botanical Gardens…

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It was overcast and cold, the day we visited this awesome garden.

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There were only a few other people, and I was able to amble slowly along the paths, savouring the atmosphere – the silence, the wonderful trees.

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The water was like a mirror…

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Love the cute little bridges…

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There are benches everywhere..

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And the trees…to die for!!!

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Prince of Wales view…

This cliff overlooks the Forbes border post with Mozambique. We stopped at this place both on the way in:

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And the way out:

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Amazing the difference, isn’t it?

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A better pic of Forbes Border post – with the ubiquitous cell phone tower (bane of my photographic life!)

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This last, is an HDR, composite photo of the view from the Prince of Wales cliff:

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