A Word a Week Photo Challenge: Tropical

Sue is stranded in a beautiful island in Malaysia and sure enough the first word that came to her mind is “Tropical.” To join and see more tropical photos, go here.

I guess for someone who grew up in the tropics, we take different pictures of our island compared to what tourists would take. Sure our beaches are beautiful but coming from a country with 7,100 islands, the sea is a way of life for many of us. I noticed I have taken more beach or shore scenes from different countries.

When we think of the word tropical, we think of the ocean, islands, coconut trees, mangroves. But the tropics is more than those.

A rooster

A rooster

A tropical bloom taken from our garden in the Philippine

A tropical bloom taken from our garden in the Philippines

A tobacco plant

A tobacco plant loves the tropical heat


Bouganvillae, coconut and mango tree

Capiz window panes

Capiz window panes

These are a few of the things that remind me of where I came from – the tropics.

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13 Responses to A Word a Week Photo Challenge: Tropical

  1. karmami says:

    Gorgeous pics


  2. bebs1 says:

    Thank you karmami!


  3. arlene says:

    I love the capiz window!


  4. karmami says:

    You are most welcome


  5. bebs1 says:

    Actually that house is the late Pres. Ferdinand Marcos’ birthplace in Sarrat, Ilocos Norte.


  6. Hi Bebs, beautiful photos highlighting our islands … salamat po!


  7. LolaWi says:

    Tobacco plants remind me of my summer vacations in San Ildefonso.


  8. bebs1 says:

    Salamat (thank you) alwaysbobswife!


  9. bebs1 says:

    The topic/word makes me homesick too!


  10. bebs1 says:

    Thank you Woolly Muses and for dropping by.


  11. Pingback: Word a Week Photography Challenge ~ Tropical | WoollyMuses

  12. bebs1 says:

    Thank you for the ping.


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