Monthly Archives: February 2014

Euphorbia

Euphorbia

One of the most beautiful, most prevelant, and I can only assume, best adapted plants of this dry, warm temperate island is the family of …

 

Mountain Mist

Mountain Mist

I know that with cold weather comes mist, and as air moves up mountains it condenses, but this is an absolutely gorgeous example of this. …

 

Dynamite

Dynamite

In order to create hiking paths, walls, even some crude roads, it’s necessary to extract rocks from this island’s past. The way it’s normally …

 

Dead Flowers

Dead Flowers

I love the forms of these flowers, long dead, half eaten by the winds of winter, and still standing strong in the light of a …

 

Sheep outside my window

Sheep outside my window

It’s not every day that while reading on the roof I hear the distinct bells of sheep across the road. I still can’t believe …

 

Agricultural Parcels

Agricultural Parcels

Near the town of Soller there are several parcels of land that are in agricultural production. Basing my assumptions on the houses nearby, these …

 

Personal Aquaduct

Personal Aquaduct

Having a personal aquaduct has recently become my dream. Hehe. Not really, but seeing this miny aquaduct was very impressive. The watering …

 

Wattle

Wattle

The other day I came across this beautiful tree in bloom. According to the Australian that was with us, this is called Wattle, like …

 

Orange Harvest

Orange Harvest

It’s orange harvest time and there are trees everywhere, in small backyards, in groves inside the city, in orchards in rural areas. The island …

 

Cyclamen Flowers

Cyclamen Flowers

This is not the endemic cyclamen, but it’s still a beautiful specimen of Cyclamens. Nothing else can be said. Beauty speaks for itself.