Yesterday was a gorgeous day, it was 13c sun out beautiful blue sky's with wispy clouds. The birds were singing their hearts out, building nests. The flowers are out early, snow drops, crocuses, daffodils and many more. But alas today it is grey and blowing a gale.
Since my visit a few years ago and to Majorelle Garden in Marrakesh, when I viewed these gorgeous flowers and super colours I think of this place.
This beautiful small cactus was in their garden with these sweet flowers.
The Majorelle Garden (حديقة ماجوريل) is a twelve-acre botanical garden and artist's landscape garden in Marrakech, Morocco. It was designed by the expatriate French artist Jacques Majorelle in the 1920s and 1930s, during the colonial period when Morocco was a protectorate of France.
My apologies I was on auto, and pressed UK, instead of Morocco, Marrakesh, but these are grown over here in Botanical gardens.
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Nicou (148618) 2014-02-25 0:56
quelle merveille ce cactus sueprbe iamge et cpatage avec les fines épines et le belle fleurs mauves sueprbe dnaqs le sable quelle beuaté.
bravo et belle journée
siudzi (34141) 2014-02-25 2:17
Lovely nature study taken with an impressive level of details and color management. Very eye-catching result achieved. TFS!
mesutilgim (96794) 2014-02-25 2:17
Nice capture of this beautiful flowering cactusses !
Good pov and perfect sharpness.
TFS and best regards
PS. By the way we call them in turkish "kaynana dili" tranlated : "tongue of the mother in law"
snunney (104837) 2014-02-25 2:38
These cactus flowers are truly gorgeous and sit perfectly against the red gravel. Ideally exposed with superb colours and clarity. We seem to be having the much the same weather as you, a couple of decent days strung together followed by more showers, but that is more or less what we expect down here at this time of year.
Subhogen (4067) 2014-02-25 5:31
You have perfectly captured the anomalies of nature. The beautiful flowers stand in stark contrast to the thorny cactus as well the arid desert soil. Like the tight crop as well. Nice photo from a keen eye, thanks for sharing.
lousat (95982) 2014-02-25 10:52
Hi Iain,it's easy to correct the location,it's enought to click on EDIT on the left and then you can change the location and finally click on UPDATE. (it's too easy on the beta TE version http://beta.trekearth.com/viewphotos.php?l=3&p=1452936 ).And the pic is truly beautiful,a minimalistic capture from these gardens that i visited me too in the same year,made with the best quality of details,colors and exposure,i like it!! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
pajaran (64478) 2014-02-25 23:32
Dobar tekst, lep pogled ...
Dobar snimak, ostrina i kontarst, lepo pokazan kaktus sa cvetom, lepe boje.
Imajte lep i uspesan dan, sve najbolje.
Good lyrics, nice view ...
Good shot, sharpness and kontarst, well shown cactus with flowers, beautiful colors.
Have a nice and successful day, all the best.
Cricri (123832) 2014-02-27 10:53
Très jolie ce cactus avec ces fleurs roses sur un sol de pierres, comme un air exotique et oui comme le magnifique jardin de Majorelle, que j'ai beaucoup aimée, très belle réalisation, en plus la lumière est top, bravo
mcmtanyel (27060) 2014-03-04 21:35
This is a simple, yet beautiful composition with nice, warm colors.
PS. If you contact the admins, they should be able to correct the location for you.
COSTANTINO (68250) 2014-03-08 23:32
beautiful capture for my eyes
it has beenperfectly executed showing those
delicate flowers in the middle of the desert
very eye catching view
greetings simple but nice
Robert1969 (7160) 2014-03-11 0:46
The picture has nice warm colors. Light management
and the composition are very good (I like the open
space left). The cut makes the picture nice wide.