This blog was formerly dedicated in 2009 to my Dad who died of Alzheimer's in 2013. It's been three years now...and I find myself missing blogging...so I am re-inventing my blog... because, after all, life is about moving through, and going forward...

Monday, May 24, 2010

The Bellagio Conservatory Spring Exhibit & Flamingo Habitat....

Yesterday, my hubby and I went to visit the Bellagio Conservatory and the Flamingo Habitat at the Flamingo Hotel/Casino.

Here are some my photographs from the Spring Exhibit at the Bellagio:

These bronze ant sculptures were done by Artist Susan P. Cochran to reprsent the ideals of cooperation and teamwork.  In some of the photos, you can see how it gives one the sense of seeing the garden from an ant's perspective.


An ant carrying a seed in front of an over turned flower pot with the hand shovel stuck into the earth.

The suspended water sphere is always interesting to photograph.



The under belly of a made made of flowers and huge, towering flowers...again, from the ant's perspective.


A ladybug made of flowers



Two ants communicating under some toad stools....



You can get an idea of the perspection from the child to the right of the tree and butterfly...

A cascading waterfall from the leaves...


A snail traveling past the ant conversation under the toad stools...


A bee ready to pollinate a flower...
Better angle for the bee...


Some red bromeliads...

These are my photos taken at the Flamingo Habitat at the Flamingo Hotel

How can they stand on those spindly legs?


Beautiful water falls....


Huge Koi fish and do you see the turtle?



Ducks....



Can you find the Bird in this photo?


More peaceful water falls....



It was a wonderful windy, brisk day with sprinkles of rain.  The air smelled of fresh rain and the mountains popped out against the turquoise skies...

Today I am grateful and happy.

6 comments:

佐雅伯漢 said...

hahaha........................................

Mari said...

What a cool place! I love the ant exhibit!

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Wow, that looks like fun! I love flamingoes too.

That corgi :) said...

looks like wonderful places to spend some time enjoying all the sights there. I think the conservatory spring exhibit would be worthwhile to see sometime, might have to pop up the road and catch it....

thanks for sharing those great pictures :)

betty

Jenny said...

Good morning! When you get a moment please come over and visit my blog! I think it will make you happy this morning! Love the Bellagio. These are great pictures!

mickeydee said...

These photos are absolutely stunning!