Weekly Photo Challenge : Flowers

This challenge is perfectly timed for the commencement of Spring on 1 September in the Southern Hemisphere, and with that no doubt the emergence of flowers. The West Coast has long been a place where people visit at the beginning of Spring to witness the wonderful flowers that magically emerge at this time. Flowers from across the colour spectrum blossoming in their thousands, perfectly orientated towards the sun, in unison, almost by remote control.

The West Coast National Park,  about an hours drive from Cape Town. is one of the South African National Parks, which has a wonderful Lagoon, a coastline with huge waves thundering in, various types of Antelope, and a vast array of flowers which are at their very best at the commencement of spring.
Postberg is a private section of the West Coast National Park, which is opened to the public between the months of August and October, specifically so that they can visit the area to look at the Spring Flowers. The Park has a lot of flowers too, but the Postberg section has vast open spaces that are literally carpeted with these wonderful flowers, red ones, white ones, yellow ones, pink ones and every other conceivable colour all laid out like a tapestry for visitors to the park to enjoy. To add to the splendour the Postberg section is also home to a large number of Antelope, like Blesbok, Zebra, Eland, Springbok and Gemsbok to name a few. They can be seen on the slopes grazing amongst the colourful flowers.

I had an opportunity to visit the Postberg section, last year, while the flowers were in bloom. Todays images are of the flowers I saw while I was there………..The journey continues……………………………..

11 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge : Flowers

  1. Pingback: Weekly Photo Challenge: Flowers « Blog Archive « Yori Yuliandra | a photo blog

  2. This gives me the sense of spring! You are so lucky to have been able to go to these places and take pictures of the flowers in the wild. The landscapes are stunning!

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