Bougainvillea on Fuerteventura

While we were holidaying in Lanzarote in November when we took a ferry across to the island of Fuerteventura. Although is only a 30 minute boat ride from Lanzarote the scenery is quite different. We were on a coach trip that took us up into the mountains, where the villages had beautiful bougainvillea plants overflowing … Read more

Firethorn bushes in Halkidiki, Greece

We visited Halkidiki, Greece in September. It is a dry and arid area near the coast. There was an abundance of firethorn (Pyracantha) bushes. They were covered with berries at the time of our visit and looked magnificent. Grape vines were growing in many gardens, trailing over wooden frames to provide shade on the patios … Read more