Sunday, July 20, 2008

Cacti at the Majorelle Gardens in Marrakesh

Right after the pond and fountain there was a cactus garden. Rather unexpected after the relative lushness of the rest of the garden. However Morocco is not a lush country, so I should not have been surprised.

Too bad I couldn't have put something next to this monster to show the scale. If memory serves me correctly, it was about 5-6' across.

I bet you can guess why I took a pic of this cactus!

It was closing time and we were being kicked out, but I grabbed a quick shot of this wrinkly one.

When I stopped to take a pic of this one, my daughter suggested it would be better from a slightly different angle. So I handed the camera to her and she took the second shot. I can't decide which is more interesting, so why not include both!


Blogger kompoStella said...

hey there -
oh nice & strange wrinkly one! what a funny shot...
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2:35 a.m.  
Blogger 中島 彰信 said...

Marrakesh is semiarid, isn't it? We have much rain in Japan, so it's difficult to grow into a cactus at a garden.

12:22 a.m.  
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