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Category Archives: travel, Spain
Dec 1st, 2018. Just because we like them: a composite image of some of the finest images taken in the Pyrenees mountains, all taken in Spain during our holidays in 2017. One glance, one happy summer!
Province of Huesca, June 14th, Aragón, Spain. Another stay in one of the best sites for viewing preybirds in the region. Surprisingly, the claws of the griffon vulture look powerful but they are not… The smaller kites and other preybirds grasp larger preys with their claws.
Foz de Salinas, June 2018. The church tower is the best evidence of the abandoned Salinas Viejas, which used to be a salt mining village. Foz de Salinas is the name of the passage through the abrupt standing walls of the site carved by the water. The … Continue reading
July 14th, La Palma, Canary islands. These swift red rock crabs are found on the black lavarocks just above the seaspray. They are very quick to hide and disappear in the small crevices at the first movement detected, thus they pertain to the ‘lightfoot’ type. This species … Continue reading
August 31st, 2017, Halle. The movie was selected by the Jury: between dark & light, water & air, earth & sky. Anxiously awaiting the verdict… at the International Film Festival Nature Namur in October!
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
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…