A personal selection of photographs with their stories.
328: Discover the gecko
Gekko’s are common in Brazil. Many Brazilian houses are inhabited by one or more geckos. One may consider the gecko is a symbol of luck, while the other wants to get rid of them as soon as possible. Because the gecko chases mostly on insects, most Brazilians leave their uninvited housemate in peace. For me, a gecko is a welcome guest, given his love for mosquitoes and cockroaches. It has not happened to me that a gecko tried to approach me. In fact, we respect each other. The gecko on the picture was found on a paved square. Because this animal had adapted itself to the tile pattern, it was hardly possible to discover this little reptile ….
© Adriano Antoine Robbesom 2011, 2017