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img 0066BEYOND RYE: Seascapes, Safari, Sundowners: South Africa :
The Cape region of South Africa enjoys a well-deserved reputation as a premier tourist destination, featuring breathtaking scenery, abundant flora and fauna, beautiful vernacular architecture, and outstanding indigenous and international cuisine.

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When traveling abroad, my wife, Nina, and I prefer to explore new terrain on foot. On a visit to the wine country in the Piedmont region of northwest Italy last summer, we left our rented car behind, strapped on light knapsacks, and set off into the vineyards.