Denver Botanic Garden

There are several cities with wonderful botanical gardens, but we believe that the Denver Botanic Garden is one of the best. Between the tropical flowers, rotating art displays, and special events, there is always something interesting to see at the garden. We especially enjoyed the variety of colorful orchids that we saw during our visit there. It is a great way to spend a summer afternoon, walking the flower lined paths and seeing the gardens dedicated to different regions around the world. The Denver Botanic Garden will often create displays on the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver to allow shoppers to see some of the wonderful flowers that can be found in the gardens. If you are planning a trip to Denver, we’d definitely recommend that you consider adding the Botanic Gardens to your itinerary.

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One of the Garden Displays
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Lily Pond
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Orchid in the Hot House
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Walking the Grounds of the Botanic Garden
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Colorful Flowers
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Another Orchid
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Bridge Over the Water
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Reflections in the Pond
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Statues Made of Drift Wood
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Walking Through the Hot House
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Victorian Secret Garden
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Water Feature in the Garden
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Garden Outside of the Hot House
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Unique Tropical Flowers

 

Colorful Flowers Around the World

Regardless of where we travel to, whenever we see a beautiful flower we tend to take a close-up picture of it. We have been to many tropical locations, which have amazing flowers, but we see beautiful flowers in the hearts of cities as well. Obviously we also see wild flowers along the trails during our hikes. What we love about the close-up pictures is how it often captures the contrasting colors within the flower petals. We have included many of our favorite flowers here. Do you take photographs of flowers that you come across during your travels?

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Beautiful Wildflower
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White and Red Orchid
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Flowers in the Jungle
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Yellow Wildflowers
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Tropical Flower
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Colorful Flower in Ecuador
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Butterfly on a Flower
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Very Unique
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Flower in the Jungle of Panama
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Flowers in a Park
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Bright Orange Flowers
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Purple Wildflower
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Interesting Yellow Wildflower
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Tropical Flower in Panama

 

Seeing Tropical Flowers When Traveling

One of the things that we enjoy when traveling to destinations such as Central and South America are the beautiful flowers. We have gone to botanical gardens and seen some amazing flowers, but there is something special about seeing them in the wild. They have such vibrant colors, especially all of the red varieties. They are often very unique and different than what can be found throughout other regions of the world. We also find that photographing these flowers provide very striking pictures as they tend to almost have a 3-D quality to them at times. Here are a few of our favorite photographs of these tropical flowers.

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Flower in the Jungle of Panama
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Flowers in the Jungles of Ecuador
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Tropical Flower
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In the Denver Botanical Garden
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Jungle Leaves in Bolivia
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Another Tropical Flower in Panama
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Flowers in the Dark of the Jungle in Bolivia
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In the Embera Village
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Feathery Flowers
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More Flowers at the Botanical Gardens
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Unique Flower in Ecuador
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Flower in the Tropical Rain