The otherwise barren crest was crowned with gold. Only a few inches tall, they covered the crumbled rock of the mountain top in waves of gold, rocked by hot gusts coming up from the dry valley below.
Just born – – A fisherman had caught a perch and while removing the deeply swallowed hook, squeezed the fish, who turned out to be an expectant mother ready to birth. We quickly scooped up the more than 20 babies and returned them to the water, where after a minute, they swam away.