Thursday, September 10, 2009

Hawaii Pics, Again

This beautiful flower is a member of the ginger family (Alpinia sp.), but the Samoans call it teuila. They have a festival for it in early September every year in Apia.


Another shot of our buddy, Gus.


Couldn't tell you the name of this one but it's awesome anyway. These roots belong on Dagobah.


"The solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom."
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.


1 comment:

Rebecca Stay said...

The roots look like it might be a fig tree. The ones in New Zealand looked like that