Sunday, November 20, 2011

Windhoek - Gardens

These are the beautiful gardens fronting Tintenpalast, the old Parliament building in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. Those of you who know me well know to expect lots of photos of plants...
The drive is lined with alternating purple and white jacaranda:

I never did find out what this beautiful tree is, but I regret there were no seed pods on the tree for me to bring home:

You get a lovely view of the Christus Kirche across the gardens:

A bronze cast statue of the Herero chief, Hosea Kutako, who was best known for his vociferous opposition to the South African rule:

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