Maybe because the town was near a volcano – which last erupted in 2002, and its effects are still everywhere in the black stones and dust everywhere – that splashes of colour from the flowers were few and far in between. Or maybe because it was the dry season, and everything so dusty, but it seemed to me that the town was dark and dusty and brown everywhere.
There were a few plants and flowers in between, but not enough for me. I took photos but they didn’t turn out the way I wanted it, and I didn’t have enough time to spend on fiddling with the camera and settings.
Here’s one that I wanted to spend more time on, but couldn’t.
Look at the textures on those leaves!
Maybe next time – if I get there again, and if these are still in bloom – I can study it some more.