Browsing all posts tagged with rain forest.

Problems Using Ice Cream Bean Trees for Shade

October 2nd, 2017 | No Comments

Although fast growing, they often suffer storm damage due to high winds.

The Ice Cream Bean - Fruit and Tree

July 17th, 2016 | No Comments

The huge bean-like fruit can grow up to two feet long.

The Abiu Fruit

December 4th, 2015 | No Comments

The abiu, Pouteria caimito, is native to the headwaters of the Amazon.

Peanut Butter Fruit and Ice Cream Beans

September 20th, 2014 | No Comments

Bunchosia argentea, commonly known as the "peanut butter fruit" tree, is native to Venezuela and Colombia.

Cutting Open an Ice Cream Bean Fruit

September 6th, 2014 | No Comments

The ice cream bean tree is native to tropical South America. The huge bean-like fruit can grow up to two feet long.

Ferry Boat Ride From Ao Nang Beach to Phuket

October 29th, 2013 | No Comments

From Ao Nang Beach, near Krabi, the ferry crosses Phang Nga Bay arriving in Phuket Town a few hours later.

Visiting a Salt Water Fish Farm in Krabi

October 10th, 2013 | No Comments

There is a canal visible in the beginning of the video that brings the ocean water into the farm, where fish are raised for sale.

Fossil Seashells at Shell Beach, Krabi, Thailand

September 21st, 2013 | No Comments

Shell Beach is just south of Ao Nang Beach, Krabi, Thailand. The bedrock here is full of fossilized seashells.

Pearls Are Everywhere in Krabi

September 8th, 2013 | 3 Comments

Pearls of every size, shape, and color are for sale in many of the shops in Krabi and Ao Nang.

Looking for Seashells at Ao Nang Beach

August 26th, 2013 | 3 Comments

During low tide the shallow water retreats nearly a kilometer exposing a silty flat full of molluscs and seashells.