Some of you may have seen a couple of photos on Travel Words in the black and white five-day challenge recently and wondered what the original looks like. Well here they are. What do you think? Better as the original or does the conversion add an element of “je ne sais quoi” about it?
The top one, Aloe polyphylla is also known as the spiral aloe and hails from the mountainous region of Lesotho in central southern Africa. Once the plant has formed seven leaves it starts to create a dramatic spiral effect. A living sculpture.