The Villa Rosa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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I just received a message back from the lady who we are renting an apartment from in Amsterdam. And armed with the house number, I quickly went to Google Maps to look at the exact street address to see exactly where we will be staying.
This has been what I have been doing with all the research that I have been doing for our trip. Whenever I read about a place or wanted to explore more, Google ...
... guide who explained the various sights at stopping points, but we weren't allowed off the bus during the tour of the island. Not sure if this was due to the number of people on the tour and logistics of moving us all around, but it kind of limited the experience.
Once we got to the high security prison that had been used for political prisoners, we got off, and another guide, who had been a prisoner there for 5 years ...
... before it closed. Was it ever worth the jog! I never even found out what kind of monkeys they were in all the excitement. They were wonderful, the kids laughed and giggled and chased them. They climbed on everything and the first monkey that came to see us peed on my purse, yep monkey pee, for real! The kids thought this was the funniest thing they had seen in a long time and I'm sure it will be one of the highlights of the trip! They climbed all over the kids and ...
... with them.There are opportunities in South Africa for those who want to get involved in looking after and caring for animals. Placements are suitable for both Gap year students and those taking a career break or a school group travelling over seas to volunteer.
Volunteers are simply required to enjoy looking after animals and want to learn more about ...
... a brief stint in the late 1800s/early 1900s where it was used as a leper colony).
At the prison itself you get off the bus and there's another tour guide - an ex political prisoner who used to be jailed there who takes you around and explains things to you. That part of the tour is pretty interesting and its amazing that the guy was willing to come back. Someone asked about it, but our guide basically said - I needed a job and this was a ...