Monday, 21 May 2012

I'm going to the zoo, zooo, can come too, tooo, toooo...

I've had a full day today and my energy doesn't seem to be dwindling! I know I only have one thing to thank for my energy boost....SUNSHINE!!
The sun is well and truly out here in Hamburg and We've had two glorious days off it!!!! It's sooo revitalising having the bright warmth of a sunny day break what's been a mainly dull month. I am very thankful for it!!!
I've had some free time from work and have been making the most of  the glorious change in weather. I thought I would use the opportunity to get outside and see the sunny side of Hamburg.  Some time spent in the park "Planten en Blomen", plus a trip to the zoo doesn't sound like such a bad way to spend free time :-)
I'm not going to bore you with describing every picture, Instead I thought I'd just lay them here on the blog (Can you tell I want to go outside and enjoy the last of the evening sunshine?).  You can glance at them as you feel fit........or just skip to the end as there does seem so be a lot of pictures! :-)

I love that we have such a luscious green park here in the middle of the city. It almost feels like we could be in the country side.

I'm always mesmerized by the flowers in the park. Pretty pastel colours....

Or bold and striking statements!

Delicate and magical!....... Make a wish!!!!!!

I find it interesting to see the softness of nature up against the harsher man-made objects. Somehow they fit together.

I like to go to the park, but I LOVE to go to the zoo.............It's FREAKIN AWSOME!!!!!!

I got to feed the elephants! Look a that BIG smile!!!


Mummy Alpaca:

Baby Alpaca:

"Cluck Cluck!"

"Tweet Tweet"

I'm thinking of growing a goatee?



Take the plunge?

One of my favourite ways to spend a free day!!!
I hope you are all having a lovely start to the week....make it a good one!

Matt xxx


  1. How exciting!

    It looks like a great Zoo.

    Love the elephant! xxxx

  2. Ah - love the zoo :) what fantastic weather you had too! and really beautiful flowers in the park xx

  3. What a lovely day! I love going to the zoo!

  4. Aah...I'd forgotten about that song. Thanks for that little blast from the past. The park looks lovely. So green and lush.

  5. Glad you enjoyed your day out at the zoo Matt I can't remember how long it is since Iv'e been to one, your pictures are lovely the tortoise is my favourite :)

  6. I love zoos. When I was little we used to go every weekend and it still is my favourite memory :-)

  7. Thank you for the trip to the zoo!!!!!!!!!!! I love the zoo!!! I don't get many opportunities to visit them so you definitely made my day!


  8. That is what I miss so much about Hamburg Planten en Blomen and Hagenbeck's Tierpark. Oh man, that zoo is the best in the world and it holds many great childhood memories. On my next Hamburg visit I should go again.
    Thanks for reminding me with those wonderful pictures (by the way - Baby Alpaca...extremely funny)

  9. Lovely photos! Thanks for sharing. Brings back nice memories of childhood.

  10. Beautiful photos!I love alpaca!!! :D
    Have a nice day!

  11. Looks like you had a wonderful time, beautiful pictures!

  12. The baby alpaca pic made me giggle out loud. Great pics!

  13. Brilliant post full of jolly things, really enjoyed those photos, thanks!

  14. I loved your blog! Every photo, colours, crochet, everything is simply gorgeous!

  15. Thank you for taking us all on your journey!!!! I love it!!!
    A jolly time,... wonderful read!!!

    Thanks you!


  16. Wonderful photos you got on your outing! Your baby alpaca was a fun insertion.. you made a lot of people giggle today! ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

  17. Beautiful pictures of the zoo. Zoo is very well managed and animals are also looking beautiful. Good place for the whole family to visit.


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