The oracle tree

We have to thank a bunch of gods for the existence of the bay laurel tree, like so many other trees. In ancient times the tree was especially popular in temples and oracles, later with kings and emperors. Nowadays laurel leaves belong in the kitchen. Continue reading ->

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April 24, 2016 – Clapping Thunder Flowers

Spring on the island this year meant a never seen before explosion of flowers. While the summer is on its way, flowers keep on coming up. Lots of tulips show their beauty on places they were never found before and poppies keep on colouring the fields, making the island famous for its flower fields. Continue reading ->