From far away

Sunset Bliss in Guiuan

   

Housemates: Minimum of Four Legs

It’s been a little over a week  that I’ve moved into my comfy plywood walled Villa Kunterbunt and there’s been a lot happening. The first two typhoons passed Guiuan, luckily they stayed on the water and didn’t make landfall in Guiuan. Still they were pretty depressing – amazing how much noise rain can make on […]

One more Beautiful Bougainvillea

Welcome to Guiuan – Welcome to Typhoon Season

Welcome to Guiuan – Welcome to Typhoon Season

Doing research on disaster resilience I shouldn’t have been surprised when pretty much right after I arrived in Guiuan, Eastern Samar we were warned of the first typhoon. It’s typhoon season you see. From 25 up to 50 typhoons are counted each year in the Philippines and so currently the typhoon Henry is drumming on […]

Oh Edelweiss, is it you?

I was never quite sure if this actually is an Edelweiss… I found it in Central Mongolia. Edelweiss, Edelweiss Every morning you greet me Small and white, clean and bright You look happy to meet me Blossom of snow may you bloom and grow Bloom and grow forever (…) The Sound Of Music – Edelweiss […]

A Day Dream of diving, sun and coconut juice: Hibiscus from Thailand

Todays flower for you is from a beautiful island: Koh Tao. According to a German website the Hibiscus stands for ‘completely in the passion of our night, knowing nothing but our love’. An English website on the other hand just says the Hibiscus means ‘delicate beauty’…

The Blooming Steppe of Mongolia

Today not one flower for you, but many little ones from Central Mongolia.