Category Archives: travel, Spain

The volcan of San Antonio

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

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El Tendal, a museum about the way of life of the Benahoaritas

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

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Amidst the banana plantations, San Andrès

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…

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Photo-N(ature), the new exhibition is ready

Jan, 26th, Vilvoorde. The third exhibition of Photo-N is ready for visiting. The photographs that we present to the public are selected among the ones we discussed during the year. Only the best ones survive the final round. Enjoy this new exhibition by the … Continue reading

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Pyrenees, anno 2017

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!  

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Powerful vs powerless claws

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.  

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Salt in the mountain

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

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Sally lightfoot crab

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

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