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Africa Again!

Written by: The Bridge on Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Greetings to everybody back home, from the warm and welcoming Land of Africa!

Paul Vetter, Clara Basel, Chris and myself have been in Palmgrove community for over a week now. It was such a joy to see familiar faces again, after 10 years! The last time I was here was in 2008. Now of course everybody is ....

Trees in Africa

Written by: The Bridge on Friday, August 8th, 2008

When we first arrived in this distant land across the sea, I was fascinated by the strange and beautiful trees.  Coming from Canada, I was used to our rather thin trees, trees that faced cold and impeding winters every year, and therefore it takes our oaks, poplars,  maples and coniferous trees a long time to grow.  Here it is entirely different - to quote Lance from his blog of April 2006, "We have to be careful not to drop any ripe bananas because as soon as they hit the ground, they start growing so fast that you will find yourself 10 ft ....

Flowers

Written by: The Bridge on Monday, August 4th, 2008

There are many beautiful flowers growing here in and around Palmgrove.  I just want to give you a glimpse of  these beauties.  Of course I don't know any names, sorry.  Also, maybe Lance covered some of these in his former blogs; if so, well, you can look at them again.

Here is Emase with a water lily. 
Published in: The Bridge's Blog