A garden with a view

I am in Cape Town, South Africa, one of my favorite places on earth, and in that beautiful city, is the Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, one of the best in the world. The gardens are situated on the eastern slope of the iconic Table Mountain that looms above the city.

table mountain from the harbor in CapeTown

Table Mountain from the harbor area in Cape Town.

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Cape Town SouthAfrica

One of the many flowering trees in the garden, the African Coral Tree

canopy walk at Kirstenbosch Garden, Cape Town

A newly constructed canopy walk allows visitors to walk among the tops of the trees, admiring the flowers, the birds flying through, as well as the magnificent landscape views.

The flora at the southern tip of Africa comprise the unique Cape Floral Kingdom, found only here. Among these are the Proteas, with their highly unusual looking flowers.

Protea at Kirstenbosch Garden, CapeTown

Protea at Kirstenbosch Garden, CapeTown

Protea at Kirstenbosch Garden, CapeTown

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