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... and then we dropped in on the supermarket for some fruit, and liquor store for some wine. Emptied the car and had a sort out, and drank iced and fruity Sauvignon. We walked the few minutes down the road to the place with the most tempting menu. We had a glass each of Sauvignon and ordered a prawn and scallop and orange salad for 'er, and for me a 'hamburger' of smoked bacon and scallops, with frites, which were both so different on the palate and so delicious. There was a pretty ...
... water. The water is supposedly so hot you need the seawater to wash in just to cool it off enough for you to comfortably sit in it. It was a cloudy, but warmish day when we went to the Hot Water beach, and it didn't take long to figure out where it was. The beach was deserted except for a small half court sized patch packed with people. As we got closer we saw quite a few people sitting in their holes enjoying the waters. We found an abandoned hole ...
... east coast. So after two fairly big hill climbs, I found flat going all the way ...
... The beach again had lovely fine white sand, with black volcanic sand at the very top and scattered driftwood and pine cones. It had a backdrop of trees, surrounded by the rocky face of the cove. Looking out to sea, the views were amazing, and not to forget the natural ‘hole in the rock’, caves and mini water falls. This was also the location of the film Narnia: Prince Caspian.After our gruelling walk back uphill, we filled up on lunch, and headed forth through the Bay ...
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19. Do they use the metric system?
Yes! The speed limits are in Kilometers and rulers are only in centimeters. However, they do have Subway here and they sell footlong subs....so interesting!
20. Do they learn the same material at the same pace?
They learn all the same material that you do, but every student is on a different track! We have top, middle, and low classes based ...
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