Gordo's photos from Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
All photos and text Copyright © 1998-2000 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com

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Wide angle views (almost a panorama)

Nursery gorge and Castle Buttress to right of burned area Kirstenbosch Gardens Window Gorge above Kirstenbosch Fernwood Buttress looming over upper Kirstenbosch with Devil's Peak in background

Spring flowers 1996

Kirstenbosch spring flowers purple vygies leucospermum shrub in Kirstenbosch Gardens leucospermum oleifolium in Kirstenbosch

succulents garden - Autumn '95
succulents garden in Kirstenbosch

other views

afternoon view of Table Mountain from Kirstenbosch late afternoon view over Northern Suburbs from Kirstenbosch
Kirstenbosch is on the mountain slopes and has excellent views over the Cape Peninsula.

Recent fire above Kirstenbosch

burned area - October '97
burned area above Ceclia Forest burned area above Kirstenbosch

Cecilia Gorge, Nursery Ravine and Skeleton Gorge above Kirstenbosch
late-April '98

cirrus over Cecelia Gorge near Kirstenbosch cirrus over Nursery Ravine and Kirstenbosch

Kirstenbosch top-gate and lawn with Table Mountain
photos courtesy of Chris Doig

Kirstenbosch top-gate and mountain Kirstenbosch lawn and Table Mountain

View south over Kirstenbosch to burned Constantiaberg - mid Jan '00

burned Constantiaberg from green Kirstenbosch

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Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Just below Kirstenbosch lies one of my favourite areas,
the little known Boschenheuwel Arboreteum
I prefer it's quiet seclusion to the busy main gardens.

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08 Mar 2000 updated
14 Mar 1998 created