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Fern Grotto, December 2012

A short boat ride to a famous grotto. Sadly, you're no longer allowed inside the grotto, and most of the ferns were washed away a few years ago. But I did enjoy photographing the ginger plants.

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Ginger (Alpinia sp.)

Grotto entrance

More Alpinia

hanging ferns in the background

actual flower is white

Alpinia sp.

hanging roots

Traditional band

Banana or plantain

Argiope appensa