Orchidkarma is evolving… expanding… going beyond the greenhouse and out into the world! Beside a minor facelift you will also find the addition of a whole new chapter on the site. The travel blog. But since I don’t want to spend too much time with my head stuck in a screen while out in on fabulous adventures I will blog about the trip and post my travel journal with lots of photos and video when I come home instead. For a few snapshots of live coverage you are welcome to follow me on Instagram. I will also stream photos from Instagram here for your convenience. Enjoy!

Live streaming from Instagram right now: Rainforest expedition to Costa Rica

It has been an amazing adventure, far far away from any wifi or mobile connections… kind of cool with a vacation from social media as well… but a lot of photos and a report from trip is coming very soon!


Orchid blog
I have been dishing out the goods on my rather eclectic orchid
collection since 2008. Don’t worry, this is not going to change!
Read only the orchid related posts on the blog by clicking here.

Paphiopedilum Leeanum

The slipper parade continues, it is Paphiopedilum season after all. Let me present Paphiopedilum Leeanum, a lovely primary hybrid with Paphiopedilum insigne as the seed parent and Paphiopedilum spicerianum as the pollen contributor. It is an old classic as far as hybrids go, registered in Britain in back in 1884 when the orchid hybridization craze was first gaining momentum. Leeanum was one of the first of many successful insigne crosses exhibiting enormous vitality and eagerness to bloom, a quality making insigne very popular in hybridization […]

By |November 15th, 2015|Categories: My orchids, Orchid blog|Tags: , , |4 Comments
Travel blog
I am no longer willing to wait for adventure to find me. I am going to seek it out!
View the travel diary from Costa Rica 2015 in chronological order by clicking here.

Costa Rica packing list

Time is flying by at light speed and the departure date for Costa Rica is fast approaching (November 28). This means it is time to start firming up a reasonable packing list. Normally I am quite spontaneous, but for a trip like this I prefer to be organized down to the smallest detail rather than winging […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Categories: Costa Rica 2015, Travel blog|Tags: , , , |15 Comments