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Do You Have A Weather Station?
Do you have a weather station? I have been thinking about getting one for Weather Underground... Are they good?
Alcázar of Seville, Spain
Now that the Dorne storyline is (presumably) over, I'll miss those great views of the palms in the water gardens of the 10th-century Alcázar Palace in Seville, Spain. It was used in HBO's Game of Thrones for the rulers of the House Martell.
Rapha Farnifera in mainland Spain?
By Dondequiera Jeff
As near as I can tell from looking at my palm books and on the internet, this palm is a Raphia farnifera. It is growing in Parque de la Paloma in Benalmádena, Málaga, Spain. I was surprised to see it as I assumed it was too tropical to grow in this area. Although it is a 10A area, it is cool for several months in the winter, with average daily highs only about 62ºF or about 16.5ºC. I have never seen another palm of this type in Andalucía. By the way, a few weeks ago we had temperatures down to about 2ºC but this palm seems completely unaffected. Can someone confirm that it is actually a Raphia farnifera? If not, any idea what it is?
Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain (April 2015)
I went to Gran Canaria back in April 2015, and I took a few pictures of palm trees with my bad-quality smartphone. Here are some of my photos (plus a bonus landscape picture):
I'm not sure of the palm species in picture number 5 (the palm in the central part of the photo), anyone could help me please?
A Parakeet in a palmtree
I saw in 2008 a Parakeet nestling in a palm along the beach in Empuriabrava - Spain, Catalunia