Flowers and Plants of Trinidad and Tobago #2

This post is part 2 of 3 on the flowers and plants of Trinidad and Tobago. Please see part 1 post to find out more about the terrain that enables the diversity of plant life on the islands (link to part 1 is located at the bottom of this post). The photos in this post…

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Flowers and Plants of Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a popular travel destination known for beautiful nature, tropical wildlife and adventure activities. When most people think of Costa Rica, they probably think of hot steamy weather and endless sunshine. This is partially true but the Costa Rica climate is somewhat varied. The middle of the country is mountainous with the highest…

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Cherry Blossoms – Japan

Spring in Japan can mean only one thing, cherry blossoms! There are over 100 varieties of cherry trees in Japan. A large majority of them have been cultivated by humans over the centuries for decorative use in gardens and parks but a few varieties are wild and native to Japan’s forests and they can be…

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Flowers and Plants of Trinidad and Tobago #1

Trinidad and Tobago is a dual island Caribbean nation that is the southernmost island in the West Indies. The islands are tropical and the terrain ranges from mountains with the highest point being at 1800 feet to swamps at sea level. With this dramatic range in terrain it enables a substantial variety of plant life…

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