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Blue flowers …

May 6th. The Hallerbos (Halle, south of Brussels) is known for its beautiful “Hyacinthoides non-scripta” (Bluebell, Jacinthe des bois, Wilde hyacint ( http://www.nhm.ac.uk/nature-online/british-natural-history/survey-bluebells/bluebell-identification/native/index.html)) but this popularity also has a disadvantage: too many people are visiting these woods in springtime. Some … Continue reading

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Aragonese butterflies

Ayerbe, June 20th. Lovely butterflies, always at their best in the (early) morning hours…  

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Beautiful butterfly

Ayerbe, June 20th, 2011. Early morning, we climbed the hill to the chapel and the castle ruins overlooking the small town. Amidst a multitude of wild blossoming flowers, butterflies and other insects were already active in search of some rich nectar…         … Continue reading

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Green Borinage

May 22th, Warquignies. In the Borinage region, just South of the city of Mons, the landscape is sown with artificial hills in the shape of volcanoes. These man-made hills consist of waste material from the local coalmines. Since the closure … Continue reading

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