Akamas Sunshine

Published 22nd of April, 2019

Distant Troodos

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The distant mountains are still snow-capped, thanks to recent inclement weather.

Injured Lizard

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We spotted this little fellow on our travels. It looked a bit odd at the time, and the photo confirms that it appears to have been in a fight. It has lost most of it's tail and its left foot.

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As well as the glorious scenery, there were also some pretty spring flowers bobbing about in the wind...

They Look Fake!

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I was fascinated by the fragile petals of these flowers. They looked like they were made out of paper. And the blue stamens provide a lovely contrast. These are, I believe, Rough Poppies (Papaver hybridum). According to my internet search, they are quite rare. So there you go. A poppy with shabby chic.

Gorgeous Gorse

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It wasn't all rare though. The humble gorse was also in full bloom and looking stunning.

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