If the Department of Tourism is not saddled by more urgent, pecuniary matters, it could start looking at a kingdom of flame trees
as another signature of our warm, red-hot welcome to tourists.
Elspeth sailed out to join her parents at the age of six; her memories of these early, pioneering days, with whites and Africans living parallel and mutually incomprehensible lives that intersected only on certain levels, are rendered in exquisite prose in The Flame Trees
of Thika and its sequel, On the Edge of the Rift.
She attended RADA when she was 18,and went on to play the lead in several television series, including The Enigma Files and The Flame Trees
5 miles wide and its natural beauty, with its brilliant red Flame trees
, is apparent from the moment your aircraft descends over the Pacific and lands at the little airport.
As a result of the widening, 26 trees will be removed, but 50 new Australian Flame trees
will be planted.
Thika town, located 50 kms north of Nairobi, is the place that inspired Elspeth Huxley's famous autobiography, Flame Trees
The imagery and atmosphere strike the American reader as Australian: desert, brownsnakes, cicadas, jacoranda trees, lemon trees, paw-paw trees, flame trees
, and, yes, kangaroos.
Pee Wees at the Point stands surrounded by flame trees
on a spectacular site in a nature reserve at the eastern point of Darwin Harbour and Fannie Bay.
There, Robert Louis Stevenson is buried beneath flame trees
We wind through savanna, bush, forest and coconut palm groves intertwined with flickering flame trees
and shining bougainvillea.
Imagine if our roads are lined with flame trees
, banaba and narra trees that explode with red, violet and yellow flowers in the summertime.
We shut up about the lost days, the flame trees
MH: Apart from the use of score to set the mood and pace, there is the quite obvious inclusion of Cold Chisel's Flame Trees
Pacoima Beautiful Youth Environmentalists organized volunteers to plant about 100 chitalpa and Chinese flame trees
on Van Nuys Boulevard.
It's where our names are, hanging like flesh from the flame trees