The Bvumba was a lovely experience. The winding road, the plush green vegetation, the amazing variety of flowers, the cascading mountains and so on, was a refreshing experience. As soon as we arrived at Bvumba Botanical Gardens, both Stephen and I looked for the spot where Stephen proposed to me. He found it first. It sure is beautiful!
Walking through the gardens was so peaceful. I was tempted to lie under a shady tree and listen to the various sounds of insects while admiring my surroundings. The small streams and waterfalls are just pleasurable............especially when you stand on a small wooden bridge that overlooks the streams and waterfalls. The sound of the water “washes” away any stress or anxiety that you may be feeling and it’s easy to get lost in your own thoughts. Nature at its best! There were huge palm trees that caught our attention. As Sam and Marlene stood under them, well.........they looked minute. The trees were probably over 10 m tall. A small gazebo built in 1960 gave Stephen ideas of what he’d like to build at Crossroads. The walk in all was excellent
Footpath in the Botanical Gardens
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By Molly Manhanga