Tag Archives: Grand Cayman

It was seven years ago tomorrow

What was seven years ago come tomorrow, August 31, 2019?  It marks my WordPress anniversary.  The day I tumbled into the world of blogging.  Since then a lot has changed in the world and in my world. For one, I’ve … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – My happy place

Right now it would be anywhere I am not in pain but in lieu of that, my happy place is at the beach with my toes in the sand listening to the waves – and a fruity drink with a … Continue reading

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And now for a little bit of shameless self promotion!

I mentioned once before that I had been contacted by the Lands and Survey Department of Grand Cayman concerning my blog post that featured a photo of a banana orchid taken at the Queen Elizabeth II Royal Botanic Park when … Continue reading

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Fantastic News!

The other day WordPress caught a “suspicious” comment on an old blog post and tagged it accordingly.  While going through my email there it was and I was within seconds of deleting it when I decided to just open it … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

Going back to Grand Cayman for Throwback Thursday (and still about signs) I’m bringing back this golden oldie that was first posted in 2012.  I wonder if they were wearing gloves when they posted these signs?   Oh that was … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday with Big Blue

This charming fellow (gal?) sauntered up to me when I was visiting the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic park in Grand Cayman in 2012.  They are amazing and beautiful creatures and also critically endangered; only found on this island.  It’s like … Continue reading

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Grand Cayman and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park – Singing the Blues

The blue iguana (Cyclura lewisi), also known as Grand Cayman iguana, Grand Cayman blue iguana or Cayman Island blue iguana is an endangered species of lizard of the genus Cyclura endemic to the island of Grand Cayman. Previously listed as … Continue reading

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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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