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Author Archives: Patricia
La Madeleine, Oct, 5th. The woods we walked in this autumn… Mystery all over in the surroundings of the wondrous archeo-troglodytic site of “La Madeleine”, Dordogne, France.
July 28th, Fuencalientes, La Palma. Final excursion after the observational work at the Observatory of Roque de los Muchachos: the Southern tip shows the young age of the island, with volcanos emerging from the ocean after having erupted during the previous century, El Teneguia, seen from … Continue reading
July 28th, 2019, El Tendal, La Palma. First visit to a splendid exhibition which is presented in the museum of El Tendal, opposite the cave which gave its name. Love the pretty design of the panels telling about the way of life of … Continue reading
July 28th, 2019, San Andrès, La Palma. A day of leisure and colourful encounters during the visit of the pittoresk coastal town of San Andrès (Los Sauces) amidst the banana plantations…
Clairmarais, April, 15-16th. Two days in the natural reserve of the Romelaëre, a bird sanctuary originating from the times that the marshes were used for the extraction of peat…
Baie de Somme, France, March 9th. Turbulent waters and sand-loaded winds were at play, while the birds in the reserve sought refuge, their beaks turned in the wind direction, on small banks and in the shallow lagoons.
Heikruis, March 3rd, 2019. We just discovered the waterpond winding through the refurbished park of Ter Rijst castle, where small families of geese and other waterbirds were feeding on its banks and taking to the water as soon as we approached…
February 18th, 2019, La Louvière. In this central region of Belgium, most hills (or terrils) are artificially created. They are the silent witnesses of the past, i.e. the exploitation of the coal. Their slopes are covered by an exuberant vegetation while their flattened tops may … Continue reading