Biophilia is a theory proposed by E.O. Wilson that humans have an "innate affinity for nature" that is even "ingrained in our genotype." I was definitely feeling the love on this day. I hadn´t realized how much I was missing being outdoors, laying in the sun, breathing fresh air, not hearing traffic accidents and sirens at all hours until I laid down on the picnic blanket under some eucalyptus trees and took a nap.
Student carved their names on the steps of the school entrance.
An old church on the school grounds.
Fragrant eucalyptus trees.
We also visited an old Afrikaans cemetery. Afrikaaners are the descendants of Dutch colonists from South Africa. They migrated all over southern Africa up until the 1900´s. I hadn´t known they made it as far an Angola.
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