Tag Archives: Grand Cayman

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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Sunflower and Coconut

When we were in Grand Cayman this past summer on our anniversary DH went out to buy me a bouquet of flowers to put in a vase on the condo dining room table.  He happened to get sunflowers because he … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Published!!

Woot!!!  Many of you are aware of Lesley Carter and her Bucket List Publications online magazine and blog.  Well, one day I noticed an advert on her page saying the magazine takes submissions for publication.  I was excited and really … Continue reading

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A Critically Endangered Species

The Blue Iguana or Grand Cayman Iguana (Cyclura lewisi) is a critically endangered species of lizard of the genus Cyclura endemic to the island of Grand Cayman. Previously listed as a subspecies of the Cuban Iguana, it was reclassified as … Continue reading

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Reflective Pond Grand Cayman – 1 more version and original

Let’s return to Grand Cayman now (wish I could) and to that reflective pond at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park.  When we last visited this image I had converted it to a somewhat spooky/enchanted black and white version.  The … Continue reading

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Reflective Pond Grand Cayman – B&W

Let me first say that this shot was taken by DH.  I hate it when he gets a better capture than I do but I did the post production editing.   Now having gotten that out of the way, this … Continue reading

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Island Geckos

At least I think they are all geckos.  Geckos can be seen all over the island of Grand Cayman.  You can take a nice little stroll down a main street and at least a couple of these little scamps will … Continue reading

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What the 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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