The Dutch woman who owns the shop told me that she used to sell shirts made from bamboo fibers, but they held moisture more than cotton.
A long time ago I posted some photos of the Bamboo Groove shopkeeper's dog, a beautiful yellow Labrador retriever, who has sadly has passed away from his illness. The shopkeeper's husband is a well known architect, Irwin Shuster, who uses bamboo as a building material to design and build houses in Costa Rica using metal panels from used shipping sea containers, bamboo beams to support a peaked roof, and glass.
On our Viva la Voyage travel photo site this week we are showing the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia. If you have not been there, please check out the our website this week. You are in for a treat.