Tag Archives: tropical

Connecting with what you are photographing

When one photographs people there is a certain amount of communication between the photographer and the subject in order to reach the end result; the photograph desired by those on both sides of the camera.    But what about when … Continue reading

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Revisit Week – Orchids

What do you do when you have a displaced acute phalanx fracture?  You wait for 4 to 8 weeks for it to heal; hopefully properly.  We all heal differently and I have to stop watching the calendar and let nature … 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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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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What does Santa do after his big night?

He relaxes!

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