This morning, the snow blanketed the garden and the neighborhood. It’s early February, and we have a snow day!
Eating well is something I aim for. It might not happen all the time, but I make sure it starts with eating a good and satisfying breakfast. For me, breakfast is a priority, the most important meal of the day. It provides my body and brain with fuel, and it defines my day and sets the intentions for it.
How to deal with the gray January skies in Seattle? Explore the beautiful Arboretum where the striking colors of the winter blooming shrubs and trees will put you in a good mood.
Unique taste, full of vitamin C, adjustable to your liking, and can bring a festive feeling of the holidays to your table. It’s easy to make, it’s quick, can be made ahead, and keeps for a few days in the refrigerator.
Happy New Year, everyone! – Boldog új évet kívánok!
When you are on the streets of Antananarivo (Tana) – the capital of Madagascar – for the first time, you don’t really know what to expect in terms of your accommodation. We spent four nights here in two, completely different hotels. Both felt a little bit out of place.
I was overwhelmed by the beauty off the leaves of the majestic rainforest on the tropical island of Nosy Mangabe on Madagascar.
Written by my husband, Steve: Okay, I have a confession to make. Even though I am a trained wildlife biologist, my actual (first) degree reads; “Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources.” It mostly reflects the fact that I obtained my degree through the College of Forest Resources at the University of Washington, not that I was planning on becoming a professional forester!
Would you be able to describe the world-famous indri? It’s one of the largest living lemurs, lives only on Madagascar, it’s the only tailless lemur, and has a peculiar loud call. One place where you can find it is this national park.
The Vakôna Forest Lodge close to Andasibe provides not only accommodation, but also a tour of its private reserve. We arrived here, in east-central Madagascar, after a three-hour drive from Antananarivo. We were eager to explore the reserve and have some fun.
We continued exploring the countryside of Madagascar as we drove from Tana to Andasibe, in the central eastern part of the island. An approximately three-hour scenic drive on a surprisingly good road was not too bad for the 159 km distance.