Author Archives: Patricia

The movie “Gondwana”

August 31st, 2017, Halle. The movie was selected by the Jury: a play of dark and light, water and air, Earth and sky. Anxiously awaiting the verdict… at the International Film Festival Namur Nature (Oct. 2017)!

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June, 2009-2011, Spanish pre-Pyrenees. What is the meaning of the blogsite’s name? The name is that of a bird, one of the smallest and funniest vultures: the Egyptian vulture (el alimoche, le percnoptère d’Egypte, de aasgier). It is also the smartest … Continue reading

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Top view

Aug. 14th, 2017, Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma. Now that the dusty layer has (almost) settled, the observatory’s top location offers its spectacular views again, also during daytime…

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Foggy sun

Aug. 7, 2017. La Palma, Roque de los Muchachos. The “calima” is striking again, with a thick cloud which came into sight this morning… This lead to a spectacular morning view of the setting (full) Moon in a bright orange … Continue reading

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Wild flowers (III)

June 25th, 2017. Pont de Suert, Catalunya. Highly perched on its rock in the sierra, the little village of Adons is a place full of emotion and awesome landscape. The perfect spot to start the excursion and look for the presence … Continue reading

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The game of water (I)

June 23rd, 2017, Vall de Boi, Catalunya, Spain. In the high valley of the Sant Marti river, at the border of the National Parc de Aigues Tortes, lie the estanys del Pessó. El estany del Pessó de Baix is a beautiful one, with its … Continue reading

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Blue blue is the colour of spring

April 24th, 2017. Walloon Brabant.  This year, the blue carpets in the wood are particularly vivid and dense. (Too) many people came to see and enjoy them.            

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Gracious swans of the Samme

Ronquières, 2013-2015. Natural re-colonisation of the canalized Samme river, a nice and scenic spot at the geographical centre of Belgium.    

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