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14 October 2011 @ 09:44 pm
Botanical Gardens in Autumn  
I went out with both Luke and Tessa to the Botanical Gardens on Monday (October 10th, 2011) which was Thanksgiving Day in Canada and it was the only time when all three of us could meet up... cherryblossom

The main reason that I wanted to go was to see the Botanical Gardens in the fall to see all it's pretty and gorgeous autumn colors leaf

There was no other time period we could go since I couldn't go on the following weekend and most of the leaves would have already have fallen come the last week in October.



BUNNIES! They're shaped like bunnies in a cabbage patch~! *hops around*


These particular photos were taken in the building of the Japanese Garden. Isn't it pretty?



The other reason why I wanted to go was to attend the Pumpkin Ball which is where a whole bunch of decorated pumpkins would be on display! Like this "Angry Birds: Trick of Tweet" pumpkin that won Tessa and my approval (Luke was at a loss) !?

There were so many pretty decorated pumpkins there! I took a whole bunch of pictures of them, but only decided to post  an additional six of them since there was easily over at least fifty other decorated ones.




Lastly, it was to also attend the Lantern Festival which pays tribute to China’s first Emperor, Qin Shi Huangdi and his impressive cavalry. The theme this year is “The First Emperor's Procession” horse

Most of the pictures that I took of the lanterns were during the daytime, however I did take some pictures of them at night as well... But there were so many people attending that I wasn't able to get closer to take more pictures and had to take them from a distance once it was night.








This stone table set will now hold fond sentimental memories for the three of us *cues Pokemon theme song* melody

Current Mood: boredbored
Current Music: ♫ 步步惊心 - 三寸天堂
showjuro: sexy sitting poseshowjuro on October 14th, 2011 09:50 pm (UTC)
This place is terribly beautiful! I love the colour of the trees, and of course, ANGRY BIRDS!
corlee1289: Blue Swirls~corlee1289 on October 14th, 2011 11:12 pm (UTC)
I KNOW RIGHT?! Autumn is easily my favorite season and the only one that I'm most active in <3

Luke didn't know what Angry Birds were so we were amused when we tried to explain it to him. He just continued to give the both of us a quizzical look X3

He's only a year older than the two of us. I didn't bring my iTouch so I couldn't show him the game and Tessa doesn't have an iTouch/iPhone but she knew what it was.
showjuro: banana gropingshowjuro on October 15th, 2011 01:20 am (UTC)
I am a crazy addict of Angry Birds! Although I don't have the game dl-ed anywhere except in google chrome, I hijack my friends' smart phones to play it (effectively levelling up for them!)
corlee1289: Kaibutsu-kun Jun Elf Wink *dies*corlee1289 on October 15th, 2011 06:09 pm (UTC)

*thrusts my iTouch in your hands*
showjuro: perfect pair poseshowjuro on October 16th, 2011 08:41 am (UTC)
*receives iTouch and plays Angry Birds till she goes crazy*
mariam_5490mariam_5490 on October 14th, 2011 10:26 pm (UTC)
How beautiful!!! Its all so colorful. I am reminded again why I love autumn so much. Its just gorgeous!
mariam_5490mariam_5490 on October 14th, 2011 10:27 pm (UTC)
P.S. I LOVE that first pumpkin! Is it all carved or are things attached to it?
corlee1289: Doctor Who - TARDIScorlee1289 on October 14th, 2011 11:09 pm (UTC)
You mean the Angry Birds one or the one with the honeycomb+bees?

In either of them, they're painted over and then have things glued on to them :3
kaitousesshakaitousessha on October 19th, 2011 05:54 pm (UTC)
OMG! TARDIS icon! (how did that end up mostly in caps?)
*will be seeing more Doctor Who soon*
yuui1010yuui1010 on October 17th, 2011 08:13 am (UTC)
Autumn color....one of my wish is to see it myself, someday^ ^

Those were pumpkin?! Seriously? XDDDGenius, I would never guessed it. I thought "wow, they're making pokemon for festivities too" lol
corlee1289: Blue Butterflycorlee1289 on October 19th, 2011 12:51 am (UTC)
YESH! Decorated pumpkins of Awesomeness!

There were quite a few Smurf ones ^^;;

You should go when you can!!
kaitousesshakaitousessha on October 19th, 2011 05:51 pm (UTC)
So pretty! I need to come visit you in the fall!!! (I need to come visit you period...)
*is dragging Mitchell to the Fall Festival here on Saturday! ^^*