Company’s Gardens

Company’s Garden is settled right in the heart of the city, and is a huge park with a rose garden, amazing vegetable garden and lots more. ¬†You can’t forget to buy a pack of peanuts to feed to the crazy amount of squirrels following you around. It doesn’t feel all magical and Disney like as Ireland having squirrels following you around, these squirrels seemed rough and like they would take your wallet to go buy their own peanuts. ¬†The views of table mountain is amazing from the gardens.

The gardens were established in 1650’s by Dutch settlers and has South Africa’s first cultivated pear tree that has stood in the gardens since 1652.

Personally the park was a little bit too intense for me, the constant harassment from beggars and  people who just assume your a tourist, trying to scam you was a little bit too much for me, but poverty is a big thing here, I would probably just give the gardens a skip next time.

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^^ Fat squirrels sitting up on the tree.

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^^ This squirrel made a run or my ankles.

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^^ Another squirrel.

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^^ Autumn-y

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^^ Table mountain from the gardens.

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^^ Seagulls always sitting on some statues head.

Dublin Botanic Gardens

Sometimes all you want is a walk in the park, and when its the national botanic gardens you know you are going to be in for a treat. ¬†Friendly squirrels following you around like you are in a Disney movie, ducks that are so chilled you wonder what’s in the water they swim in and beautiful conservatories that is a warm relieve to go into on a cold day.

The bus trip there was a slow painful trip, but getting to walk around and get lost in the beauty of the park is amazing!

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^^ The warm and toasty conservatory.  A great place to quickly warm up your hands.

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^^ The conservatory peaking out.

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^^ The most dramatic tombstone ever.  Also that large thing in the background was creepy.

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^^ The light is always beautiful here.

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^^ It got really humid in these guys, but its oh so pretty.

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^^ Sometimes you just have to look up.

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^^ a little bit of South Africa in Ireland.

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^^ layering up.

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IMG_0873new ^^ Pretty.

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^^ Cosy little bunny always smiling.

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^^ I wouldn’t mind living in one of these.

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^^ We get overly excited in cemeteries.

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^^Nailing the layers look.

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^^ Birds will be birds.

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^^ waddle, waddle, waddle.

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^^ Scarves are such a hastle.

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^^ He wanted some nuts? or treats or something.  Or maybe he just really wanted to dress me?