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Photo of the week


People in the highlands of Madagascar live mostly from agriculture (dry rice). They live in brick houses – an advantage over housing in the lowlands. The clay soil can be burnt into bricks, who are brought up with more clay … Continue reading

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Photo of the week


we’re back from Mexico! This is a picture of a cenote or natural sinkhole, which are quite common on the Yucatan Peninsula. Rain caves out the limestone, creating a subterranean ground water system. No cooler place to hang out on … Continue reading

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way too much stuff


So a funny thing happened. I was just packing for our vacation to Mexico tomorrow (for 10 days). I put together some outfits for different activities that we planned 1, sporty stuff: hiking, looking at ruins, kayaking, swimming (Bikini, longsleeve … Continue reading

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And on it goes..


There is nothing more constant in life than transience. Our stay here is now slowly coming to an end, and we’ll be moving overseas at the beginning of summer. I am buried in deadlines to wrap up my work here, … Continue reading

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Photo of the week


People using the Mangoro river in South-Eastern Madagascar to transport goods.

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Photo of the week


Small things can look intimidating when you come closer. Look at the jaws (mandibles) of these leaf-cutter ants in Panama!

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Humpback whale


A humpback whale diving down at Stellwagen Bank. Stellwagen Bank is a huge National Marine Sanctuary off the coast of Massachusetts. It is a managed area, and a recent report shows that the top-level predators in the area such as … Continue reading

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