Tropical colors...and heat!

orion13hkOctober 11, 2005

Some of my travel pix:

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rosemariero(Z9 SW SUNDiegoCA)

Gorgeous pix! Are they from a garden or just out & about?

I especially like seeing the Hibiscus schizopetalus (3rd pic). I think I'm going to try to find one of those to grow here!

~Rosemarie

    Bookmark   October 11, 2005 at 10:02AM
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orion13hk

Hi Rosemarie, thanks. Also thanks for telling me the name of the flower in the third pic, LOL. I have always loved them ever since i was a kid. I had them in my yard. They survived on their own.

The 1st and 3rd pix were taken in the Spice Garden, Penang, Malaysia. The rest were taken in hotels i stayed in in Bali & Lombok, Indonesia.

P/S: I had the files compressed to aroudn 60 kb each. But the images still take up the whole screen. Grrr...i wonder why? Probably because i saved them in "FINE" setting in my digicam?

    Bookmark   October 12, 2005 at 12:04AM
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orion13hk

Hi folks, my apologies if the huge display images had given you viewing trouble on your screen. The actual file sizes were really less than 60KB. I use dial-up myself so i know what it's like to upload/download huge files.

Luckily, Photobucket has an Edit-Resize feature which allows users to resize to either 75%, 50% or 25% of the orignal image size - all without having to re-upload! I did just that and i hope the images display better now.

Have a great day and happy posting!

    Bookmark   October 12, 2005 at 12:42AM
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