Sunday, May 8, 2011

UP Diliman: Spring Sunflowers in Summer


There's something to be said about the Diliman campus of the University of the Philippines in summer. This is the time of the year when flowers, in all shapes, sizes and colors, bloom. One flower most especially--the big, bright and reminder of all things summer, the sunflower.

UP Diliman: Spring in Summer

Here in tropical Philippines, summer comes earlier in the year. It begins around late March and ends around late May. That's when the monsoon season kicks in. So we do not really have a "spring." Nonetheless, the Diliman campus of the University of the Philippines in Quezon City make do with its own bloom season--a spring in the middle of summer.