Dinosaur of the week: Reunion Shelduck

You’re not going to see a picture of Alopochen kervazoi because the species became extinct around the beginning of the 18th century. Reason for their dying out: hunting and habitat loss.

More details: http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/22729490/0

Venice – The Colours of Burano

In the Venetian lagoon there are many small islands. One of them is Burano, which can easily be reached by vaporetto (the waterbus). The main attraction there are the colourful buildings. Sometimes, you can see them reflected almost perfectly in the quiet canals.buildings corner rug shutters windows windows2