The beautiful Kinkakuji (金閣寺 – Temple of the Golden Pavilion), a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, whose top two stories are covered with pure gold leaf.

Mbithe’s ideal life would consist of an infinite loop of travelling to beautiful, idyllic locations with breathtaking views, amazing food, and nothing on her to-do list but relaxation and rejuvenation. Mbithe’s actual life involves a lot of proposals, research papers, and code, with just enough travel to make up for the rest of it.