Monthly Archives: February 2014

Grand Cayman and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park – No idea!

There were so many different species of plant life (and animal too) in this park.  I was fortunate to be able to see plants that I had never seen before and thankfully many of them had signs stating what they … Continue reading

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Grand Cayman and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park – Heliconia

Heliconia, derived from the Greek word helikonios, is a genus of about 100 to 200 species of flowering plants native to the tropical Americas and the Pacific Ocean islands west to Indonesia. Many species of Heliconia are found in rainforests … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Beautiful in Grand Cayman

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Grand Cayman and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park – Tropical Shower

It is a given that there are some places on this wonderful planet that will have pop up showers right while you are in the middle of enjoying the scenery.  In tropical areas they can be infrequent depending on the … Continue reading

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Grand Cayman and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park – Four in One

At first I thought this plant might have been a bromeliad but I’m not so sure about that now.  It was another interesting never before seen species of plant to me. What caught my eye was the symmetrical pattern of … Continue reading

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Grand Cayman and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park

I would happily return to Grand Cayman in a heartbeat regardless of what the weather may be like here at home.  I have so many fond memories of our trips there which leads me right into the theme for this … Continue reading

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Los Personas de Key West – You rang, sir?

Ok, so this isn’t a real person but I just had to include him.  There he stood and stands; the faithful man servant in front of the La Te Da Hotel in Key West.  Neither rain, sun, wind, heat, nor … Continue reading

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Happy Valentines Day

May your day be filled with romance and love…and chocolate and roses if you wish.   I will leave you with some of my favorite love songs including one DH sang to me for our wedding.  What’s your special song? Just … Continue reading

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Los Personas de Key West – Spidey?

While walking to one of my favorite restaurants in Key West for lunch I just had to stop when I saw this!  There are street performers all over Duval as well as musicians and painters but Spiderman with a sitar? … Continue reading

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Los Personas de Key West – Barnacles for Wordless Wednesday

I’m wordless…

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