Posts Tagged: Eliane Kelly

657. Curaçao’s Saddletree / Gum Tree

  ALL PHOTOS BY RITA MENDES-FLOHR. The Gum Tree grows a massive reddish trunk made up of soft, almost leathery wood. In fact, donkey saddles were made of it back in the day, hence its Papiamentu name: Palu di sia

657. Curaçao’s Saddletree / Gum Tree

  ALL PHOTOS BY RITA MENDES-FLOHR. The Gum Tree grows a massive reddish trunk made up of soft, almost leathery wood. In fact, donkey saddles were made of it back in the day, hence its Papiamentu name: Palu di sia