Kibrahacha – A yellow world of fairies

Heavy rains in the middle of April. Not even a week later, all the Kibrahacha trees in the area where the rain fell, start their magic. A yellow extravaganza of flowers, an oasis in the dry and gray forest (mondi). A pot of liquid gold for all nectar feeders such as hummingbirds, bananaquits, trupials, bees, wasps and more. And a visual expression of color we can only gape at. And it only lasts a couple of days. However, after gaping […] Read more »

Dushi Korsou?

One of the projects we are working on is the production of a 6 part video documentary series about the values of, and surprises to be encountered within, the natural environment on Curacao. This means taking out my camera backpack on an almost daily basis and immersing myself in the ‘wild side’ of Curacao. This should have been a pacifying and mind-cleaning process. However, a series of observations over the last few weeks deeply disturbed me and ‘inspired’ me to […] Read more »