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Part 1                   Part 2

More from the garden,

my pal Helen, getting the shot

and that was

which was the ceiling to this

an Indian pagoda apparently, many in Switzerland I’m sure 🙂

Helen wanted to take me up to the lily pond, so under a little bridge

to find a ‘no entry to the public’ sign, which Helen promptly climbed over and I followed on, we didn’t get caught and it was worth the risk

That’s it for this part, stay tooned, still more bits and bobs to show.


39 comments on “The Swiss Gardens ~ part 3

  1. Bad girls!breaking in like that 🙂 :)…and go Helen! for the shot….this place looks absolutely stunning…gorgeous shots as always 🙂

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  2. Jay says:

    Cool photos, worth getting on your back for 😉

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  3. beetleypete says:

    Nice work, FR. Loved the blue bridge, and the lily pond was definitely worth bending the rules for.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  4. -N- says:

    What a wonderful place to visit! And it’s – gasp from California – green!!

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    1. Haha yes, 40 shades!


      1. -N- says:

        Oh, am I jealous. But we have lots of brown.

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        1. Brown good (kinda 🙂 )


  5. Timothy Price says:

    I’ve been banned for life from more than one place for ignoring signs. They didn’t buy the “What sign? I didn’t see no stinking sign!” explanation. The resulting lily pond photos were well worth the climb. I love that ceiling, like how cool is that? I’ve done my share of floor level and ground dwelling photography — always well worth the trouble. Diversity — Swiss/Indian pagodas in English/Swiss gardens that is. Beautiful photos all-round of an interesting garden.

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    1. Thanks Tim, it is a very culturally diverse garden!

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  6. Wonderful impressions …

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  7. vinnieh says:

    I can just imagine finding deep peace in that pagoda.

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    1. Found spiders if that’s any help 😂

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      1. vinnieh says:

        I’m pretty OK with spiders, as long as they aren’t crawling over me.

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  8. Nice close ups. I like the pine cone and adore the bridge shot. Your friend Helen is adventuresome. You make a dynamic duo!

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    1. Thanks Cindy, we only get together once a year so try and make the most of it! Haven’t forgotten about emailing you, just busy as a tree this week!


      1. No worries! Whether you do it or not, I enjoy your posts. The offer is not meant to instigate pressure. Only fun. Reply when you are willing and able. 🙂

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  9. Sue says:

    Fraggle the rebel! Naughty girl……

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  10. enmanscamera says:

    I am so glad you are there to make pictures that I can ooh and aah over so far a way.

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  11. steviegill says:

    Normally that’s me, lying on my back to get the shot I want. Glad I’m not the only one who does that. Nice ceiling, so worth it!

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    1. steviegill says:

      Nice gardens, by the way, but they don’t exactly scream Swiss Alps!

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      1. No they are a bit of a hodge podge.


    2. I try not to lie down too much these days in case I can’t get up again 🙂 but this ceiling was worth it.


  12. Whatever it takes to get the shot – I’m glad you took some liberties and saw the pond!

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  13. lolabees says:

    Beautiful grounds! Your photography is so great. I often feel like Ive lost the scenic beauty in my photos. Amazing that they had such a beautiful area blocked off. Glad you broke the rules, and it was worth it!

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  14. Clearly climbing a “no entry to the public”-sign was worthwhile. You got some gorgeous photos. And I love the little story you have created within the story of Helen getting shot and what she shot.

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