Got these pics out of Cape Town as we crossed the beautiful Hex River Valley with its mountains and vineyard just before you enter the vast spaces of the Karoo – a semi desert area. What a contrast ……. I can feel a message coming …… something about our spiritual journeys.

In late August 2008, Mozambique’s dry season was nearing its peak. The rainy season typically starts around October. During the dry season each year, agriculture-related fires are widespread.

This image of the country shows the number of active fires (locations marked in red) detected by the MODIS on NASA’s Aqua satellite on August 26. Skies were hazy with smoke. Although such fires are not necessarily immediately hazardous, they can have a significant impact on climate, human health, and natural resources.