Tag Archive | Travel

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 […]

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 […]

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.

For Today a Fiery Flower

I found these little flaming balls in Senegal, close to the Mangrove forrest around Keur Bamboung.

It’s totally safe, but be careful – on the safety of a lone woman traveling Senegal

June 2013. With about a weeks notice and time to plan I prepared for my journey to Senegal. Ten days in Dakar for a workshop and then about two weeks of traveling through the country. I had never been to Senegal before or any other African country, so this was absolutely new territory for me.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Masterpiece

Though I’ve been fortunate enough to visit quite a few magical places that would be fitting for this weeks photo challenge, I decided on this photo from Bangkok, Thailand.