The smells are amazing. As you push through warm clinging air it is saturated with the flora of summer. Rich notes of rotting vegetation, but overwhelmed by heavy floral scents. The raintrees have heady blooms, rich notes of native gardenia, divine frangipani. Impossible sweetness of murraya nearly defeated by the honeypot stink of terminalia (java almond). Fresh patch of white ginger, lingering saccharine of night blooming jasmine.
I arrive at work feeling like I have been to a tropical spa. Dripping with sweat but totally relaxed by aromatherapy. Summer in the tropics is my favorite season.