#126 Singapore orchids

126/365 Singapore orchids, originally uploaded by rosipaw.

An early morning walk in the Singapore Botanical Garden is really wonderful. It’s a huge area, with lakes, ponds, pathways, benches, restaurants and cafés – and, most of all, an amazing variety of plants and trees.

The orchid garden was my favourite. Singapore is one of the biggest exporters of orchids, and the number of different hybrids in all the colours of the rainbow is staggering. Orchid is also the national flower of the country.

It was a surprise to me to see the drop of water on the picture – I hadn’t realized it when taking the shot.

3 Responses to “#126 Singapore orchids”

  1. 1 Susan van Gelder
    May 13, 2010 at 18:15

    Beautiful photo and magnificent flower

  2. May 17, 2010 at 02:09

    I love the drop of water! Lovely to have a surprise.

  3. May 27, 2010 at 08:53

    Thank you for your comments. I love the occasional surprises I see in the photos I’ve taken.

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