parkstepp: year old tree in South Africa called The Tree of Life. The boabab tree. Some hollowed out trunks have been used to provide shelter to as many as 40 people, it can hold up to liters of water, fibers from the bark can be turned.
Coffee Bay is a small town situated on the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. The town is named after the hundreds of coffee trees which grew from beans either scattered by a shipwreck or by plunderers.
Uncovered a hidden gem—which makes sense, considering he’s chairman of Graff Diamonds. His recently refashioned Delaire Graff Estate includes an ultramodern winery, a spa, and a hotel with 10 villa-style suites.