Flamboyant Frenzy

June is possibly my favourite month to be in Antigua – apart from the heat which is a bit heavy and oppressive.  It’s my favourite because June means an abundance of glorious mangos – which I just can’t stop eating! – and a frenzy of wild, splashes of glorious, vivid  red all over the place.  The flamboyants are in bloom!  And I absolutely love them.

Flamboyant in Independence Avenue, St John’s

Not only are  to be found in the countryside, but in the villages, too, and even in the capital, St John’s.  These extraordinarily beautiful trees adorn the gardens of … Read the rest »