I photographed this great vine last week growing on a project site in S. Vietnam. Not sure if it was wild or cultivated there, although I didn’t see it elsewhere […]
I am the blue dot..
I took this last year and recently rediscovered it while running through my photo archives. I don’t take many pictures of people, but clicked this one while eating lunch on […]
I believe this is a Passiflora foetida variety that I recently photographed in Gabon. The orange fruit is small but contains edible seeds and pulp with a similar taste as […]
More photos of fruitstands in Vietnam. Always impressive. The red, pear-shaped fruit you see in the photo below is Water Apple (Syzygium spp), the bright orange fruit behind them is […]
I took this photo a few months ago in Vietnam. Note the camouflage snake to the left of the photo. It was hanging there virtually motionless. I only spotted it […]
Here are a few more photos of some miscellaneous shellfish I was eating the other day in Vietnam. (Also, see the two previous posts). I began taking photos of them […]
Pretty tasty, almost paper thin. You put it on the grill for a minute or so an it pops open….
I ate a bunch of different kinds of shellfish the other day. We grilled them all on this small terracotta bowl filled with coals, the shellfish pop open when they’re […]
Below are photos of a wild fruit from the dry tropical forests of S. Vietnam. As you can see in the photo, the outside is somewhat fuzzy. Inside you find […]
Here are some photos of a Strychnos species I photographed in S. Vietnam. I’m not terribly familiar with the Genus, so not sure what species this is, doesn’t look like […]
A few days ago I was pruning a few branches from some large Sterculia foetida trees, a number of cattle from nearby wandered over and began to feed on the […]
Below, a photo of a defunct and abandoned traditional Vietnamese fishing boat, called Thúng chai, or, coracle. These bowl-shaped boats are woven out of split bamboo or reeds and used, […]
A photo of the dramatic cliffs along Vinh Hy bay in S. Vietnam. Rainy season has just begun.
Here’s where I am now, in S. Vietnam. Below are snapshots from GoogleEarth and Maps. I am the blue dot. Click image to enlarge.