The Birds of Paradise Flower in Tenerife, Spain

The Birds of Paradise Flower in Tenerife, Spain

The botanical name is “Strelitzia” is named after the duchy of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, birthplace of Queen Charlotte of the United Kingdom; the common name is Birds of Paradise flower or plant. It grows all over Tenerife both in gardens but also wild, they...
Rustic Doors in El Rosario, Tenerife, Spain

Rustic Doors in El Rosario, Tenerife, Spain

I love rustic doors and windows – so no surprise I often take pictures of those. When home I like to manipulate a bit, so they look even more rustic and colourful. This is rustic door paradise 😀 – wherever I turn I see those doors and windows, here’s...
Tenerife, El Rosario Nov. 2014

Tenerife, El Rosario Nov. 2014

We are now in Tenerife after a troublesome day trying to find the house, we had to give it up because it became dark and we couldn’t see much. We stayed at a lovely hotel in the mountains Finca San Juan , a German owned “Land Hotel”, everyone was...
Goose Bathing in Crete, Greece

Goose Bathing in Crete, Greece

This is one of my best photos from Crete, I was there just the right moment to capture this fine goose taking a bath – it was a hot autumn day, so it was perhaps also to cool down. We were only 5 people there, so he might have just relaxed.