The Byodo-In Temple welcomes people of all faiths. It is a place of harmony and meditation. The beautiful landscape includes a large pond and some small waterfalls. Black swans and hundreds of koi make their home in the temple grounds
Enclosed in an area about the size of a tennis court are row upon row of markers and inverted wire cages labeled with dates of collection and predictions. This marks the green sea turtle sanctuary. There is much anticipation, and the children gather behind the lines drawn in the sand… NO CROSSING, NO TOUCHING, and NO CAMERA FLASH. The message is clear.
A spectacular sunset photo serves as a souvenir of a trip to Costa Rica
Adventurists equipped with binoculars, camera, compass, sturdy hiking boots, sun hat, sunscreen, water bottle, backpack, and layers of clothing are required to obtain a back-country use permit for all remote camping, river adventures, and horses.
An Afrikaans word, “braai” translates simply to “barbecue,” but to Capetonians a braai offers much more than merely eating together. Locals head to Mzoli’s on their weekend mornings to let loose with friends, to dance together, and to congregate over juicy meats prepared in the South African fashion.