Sunday, December 17, 2006

IT'S CHRISTMAS! - É NATAL!

HAPPY CHRISTMAS DEAR FRIENDS!
FELIZ NATAL QUERIDOS AMIGOS!

Beautiful trees, flowers and fruits in my garden! These are my natural Christmas decoration!




These Thuia trees evokes "The Three Kings Magos"




Lychee, wonderful tree in my orchard!



These fruits are just delicious!




Flamboyant Tree
You can see this species here and here



Hibiscus (double)
Photos by Sonia Mascaro
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You can see others Christmas pictures on Glance-Olhar

53 comments:

  1. It's all glorious, Sonia! Thank you for the gift of your blog. Happy holidays!

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  2. Estou doida para plantar uns pés de líchia por aqui!

    Feliz Natal para vc e para sua família também!

    Beijos!

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  3. Happy happy Christmas S.

    Your garden is glorious and I envy you your Lychee tree. Lychees cost nearly $20 a kilo here!

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  4. It's all so beautiful Sonia. It looks very sunny and nice there!
    Merry Christmas to you and your family..
    I am so glad we met through blogging and became friends!
    ((hugs))

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  5. Sonja, it is so interesting, to see Lychees growing natural!

    Sigrun

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  6. These fruits are just delicious!
    Oui , chaque fois que nous allons au Viet Nam , nous en mangeons beaucoup !
    Je vois que vous aimez aussi ma fleur préférée : l'hibiscus !
    Bises .

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  7. And a Happy Christmas/God Jul to you.

    Our trees are covered in white snow today.

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  8. Sonia your orchard is great and all that fruit .I must admit i do like Lycees. Merry Christmas.

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  9. Beautiful pictures Sonia, and the Litchis ! You have them in your garden ? If I had one here there would be no Litchi on the tree anymore ! I love them ! It looks so nice and blooming on your blog. So far I only saw cold weather and snow. I am so happy to escape this cold and awful weather, we are leaving for Egypt on thursday ! I don't like snow. I think I have been born on the wrong side of the world !

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  10. Dear Sonia,
    Such beauty at Christmas time. Thanks for sharing.

    Hugs,
    Connie
    http://seriousmumbojumbo.blogspot.com/

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  11. Oh My Dear Sonia...Your Garden is one big Christmas Display....Such beautiful trees and those Lychee Trees....I LOVE the way the Lychee looks on the tree in those pictures...And they sure are a yummy fruit!

    Lovely, dear Sonia...just lovely...! And a Very Merry Christmas to you and yours, my dear!

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  12. And so this is Christmas !!!
    The landscapes are fabulous !!!
    Kiss from Copacabana
    :)

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  13. Sonia, such beautiful pictures! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of you! Love, your new friend, Cris

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  14. I have always wanted to taste lychees! The flambouyant tree flowers are gorgeous. I've never seen them before.

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  15. I have always wanted to taste lychees! The flambouyant tree flowers are gorgeous. I've never seen them before.

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  16. Such glorious red and green to celebrate the season! And litchis --- oh yummmm! I join your friends who love them so. Fresh ones are such a special treat here. Merry, merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year, dear friend. Many hugs ...

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  17. Beautiful pictures as always, Sonia! Happy Christmas to you!

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  18. Eye candy, as they say! Seriously, beautiful photos (I've never seen Lychee, but have heard about it -- so interesting looking)!

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  19. A lapsed blogger stopping by to wish you a happy and serene holiday season!

    Lovely to see those beautiful trees.

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  20. Such bright, hopeful photos for those of us up north ... Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas, Sonia to you and your family!

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  21. Yo posted very nice photos, relly. Meantime wish you a merry Christmas

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  22. I loooove Lychees! And I had never seen such a beautiful tree full of fruits as the one you have in your garden! You're blessed! Love...Camila

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  23. gorgeous trees. The flowers almost look like christmas pointsetta and the lychees like cranberries.

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  24. Wow, such gorgeous natural Christmas decorations. I never tasted Lychee, but they look like big luscious raspberries: yum. And that double hibiscus, so beautiful and flamboyant!
    Feliz Natal querida Sonia!

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  25. Wishing you and your family a Very happy Christmas and a wonderful 2007

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  26. Hi, wow you really have a big garden. Nice trees eh? Anyways, just wondering is the fruit featured in the photo edible?

    my blogs:
    www.arunnerforgod.blogspot.com
    www.justreadingagoodbook.blogspot.com

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  27. Lovely pictures Sonia! So nice to see the green and flowering trees when our trees are bare here!

    Hope you have a wonderful and blessed Christmas Sonia!!

    Rachel

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  28. we have the same flowers here in florida! have a merry christmas :-)

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  29. Merry Christmas sweet Sonia and to your beautiful family! Your photos are splendid and that fruit, that fruit I have never seen. What is it like?

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  30. And a very merry Christmas to you, too, Sonia. Your sacred trees and plants remind me that advent is a waiting time--and we each wait in our own ways.

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  31. Sonia, estou retornando a visita que você fez no meu blog. Adorei o teu! Virei muito mais vezes, suas fotos são lindas e me dá uma saudade imensa do Brasil. Beijos

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  32. Sonia, as everyone else has already said: wonderful pictures!!!

    Loved them all!!! I wish I still lived in a bog house *sighs*, anyway...

    Merry Christmas and a wonderfully joyful New Year to you and yours!!

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  33. That's one helluva garden to have :)

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  34. Sonia, thanks for your good wishes. I and Mr. Wonderful we wish you a nice Christmastime! Felice navidad!

    Sigrun

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  35. Merry CHristmas, Sonia!
    Your photos are beautiful; hard to imagine here in the cold, but all our snow has melted and the grass is green...
    Have a wonderful Christmas.
    xo
    Cathy

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  36. Hello Sonia,
    Thanks for these sunny pictures ! Today is Winter in France. I wish you and your family a very merry Christmas and happy new year

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  37. Sonia, my dear...
    I wish you and your family the most Beautiful of Holidays and a wonderful New Year, too...!
    May 2007 be the best year ever!

    Thank you for your lovely wishes, my dear!

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  38. I loved your pictures, Sonia! You are truly professional! And your garden looks just like Eden... Have a very merry Christmas, my new virtual friend!

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  39. Merry Christmas, Sonia, to you and your family!

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  40. Absolutely beautiful trees and flowers Sonia! Lucky you to have such a lovely assortment in your yard. I'd love to taste those lychees!
    Have a wonderful Christmas dear Sonia and a joyful New Year. xoxox

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  41. Sonia, quero agradecer, o que já fiz no meu blog, TODOS os simpaticos e importantes COMENTARIOS que vc gentilmente me dispensou!BOM NATAL a toda FAMÍLIA!

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  42. JOYEUX NÖEL, Sonia !
    Je t´embrasse trés fort,à toi e à ta famille !
    Ton ami,
    Jôka P.

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  43. Merry Christmas to you and yours dear Sonia!

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  44. Solacious Solstice, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

    -Walter
    in Vermont

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  45. Merry Christmas Sonia, to you and your family. I love lychee fruits! But I've never had one fresh... only canned.

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  46. Merry Christmas Sonia! Love the flowers.

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  47. Sonia

    Que lindo esses pés de lichías...parece o sítio da minha amiga Nair...
    Lá eles possume uns 70 pés dessas frutas...quando carregam é a coisa mais linda de se ver...e comer...he!he!

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  48. Olá Sónia, que fotos bonitas e os sitios parecem lindos, transmitem sensações boas de sossego, paz de espirito...bom para respirar fundo!!! <:0)
    Feliz Ano 2007, cheio de coisas boas...
    Beijos

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  50. Merry Christmas and the very best for 2007 and always.
    Love Jeanne

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  51. Sonia,
    apanhamos um pouco mas conseguimos colocar os PRIMEIROS BLOGS RECOMENDADOS no VARAL.
    MERECIDAMENTE são os seus!
    Mais uma vez OBRIGADO e BOM ANO NOVO.

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  52. Fiquei contente! Muito obrigada! Estou muito honrada com os meus blogs inaugurando os links dos seus Blogs Recomendados!
    Bom Ano Novo para vocês também!

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