"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

In Search Of The Exotic


Gangtok maintains a garden of colourful flowers.




Its older blooms are particularly exotic.


Pictures taken at the Flower Show, Gangtok.

8 responses

  1. It’s nice to begin the week with a smile – and this post did that.

    September 26, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    • Thanks, Glynn. Have a great week!

      September 26, 2011 at 7:37 pm

  2. Toffeeapple

    That made me giggle. I wonder what he used to get it that shade? The flowers are beautiful.

    September 26, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    • I don’t know what he uses – but I must buy some!

      September 26, 2011 at 7:28 pm

  3. JP

    I can feel another trip to my colourist coming on!

    September 27, 2011 at 1:28 am

    • Perhaps it’s time to consider a peruke…

      September 27, 2011 at 7:22 am

  4. JP

    Yes! To add to my collection, then I’ll have the full rainbow. A different colour for each day at work!

    September 28, 2011 at 2:34 am

    • And an outfit to match, no doubt!

      September 28, 2011 at 6:40 am

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