Enclosing itself protectively around the alleged site of the burning bush, God's chosen media to communicate with Moses, St Katherine's Monastery shares the distinction of being one of the world's oldest working Christian Monasteries.
Built on the Thames in 1861 the steamship was cut into 2,766 pieces. It took six years for the SS Yavari to be transported by mule across the mountains to the lake where it was reassembled and put into service two miles above sea level.
The Parque Das Aves is often overlooked by visitors to the Brazilian side of the Iguacu Falls. A shame, as the bird life from around the world is easy to view either in cages or in the covered enclosures.