Knysna Turaco (Tauraco corythaix). A large turaco of eastern South Africa and Swaziland. photo: Duncan R.

The Knysna Turaco (or, in South Africa, Knysna Lourie) is a large turaco, one of a group of African near-passerine birds. It is a resident breeder in the mature evergreen forests of southern and eastern South Africa, and Swaziland (photo Duncan R.

ille de Pain- one of Knysna's best restaurants

Île de Pain - Knysna, South Africa - See you in December!

Robberg Beach Plettenberg Bay

Robberg Beach Plettenberg Bay where I picked up my first pansy shell.

The heart of Africa is in the south.

Ah, South Africa: That heavenly place from whence cometh the delightful red bush tea, Rooibos!

Pansy Shell - a Plett icon South Africa A relative of the Sand Dollar

Legend of the Pansy Shell - Milkwood Manor on Sea