Actually there is a little more to this story than the caption. I dabbled at gardening last year when I lived in California, and my pride and joy was this graceful plant with slender leaves and bright purple flowers. I got very attached to it, because it was one of the only plants I managed… Continue reading fuzzy flower
I can never get over how BLACK the earth is here. No need to buy potting soil! That small plant in the middle came from my garden in Pasadena. Mom likes to collect little seedlings and plants from her trips and plant them at home as a living souvenir. It’s a great habit. All the… Continue reading delicate plants
Djeno is about 10 miles – 15 kilometers from Pointe-Noire on a nice road, so it’s a favorite destination for a swim in the ocean or a walk on the beach. I got there with friends about a half-hour before sunset and it was a really nice escape from the city, which can sometimes… Continue reading djeno redux
Pretty and colorful. Nature is generous in such a humid place, and it’s nice to finally be in the land of mangoes, bananas and coconuts.