A Place in the Sun
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Well folks, here I sit at 12.26am jet lagged and with a snotty cold, so I thought, with time on my hands, I’d give you some of my random learning experiences from the trip:-
- the Danube is not blue
- every country has fantastic chocolate
- age is no barrier to making an idiot of yourself
- the Swiss are anal and their Alps are amazing
- don’t think because you can play a ukulele that you sound good
- for ...
We slept in till 7:30 for the first time on this vacation! Must have needed it! Up, dressed, read paper and pete and cush came over for coffee and goodbyes...they may come to Canada next year with us! Hope so! Fred and I toured the town, looking in every shop! We had lunch upstairs in a restaurant overlooking bay..lovely! Then we went for what was a coast walk...but when we found it it was high tide and not a nice ...
... and boogie sesh. Should have some fun pics of the boys.
Fri Mar 21
Morning walk with L. Boys had started a fire in the fireplace when we got home which was a little alarming.
Got packed up for hike to Flagstaff Hill. Arrived just as the crowds from the cruise ship got there. Started off to Tapeka but road was too narrow and windy. Wisely decided to drive. Got a little lost ...
... her up. After her little outburst I got her to put her mask and snorkel on and just look down and breathe. Holding hands we slowly paddled around checking out the marine life. It was pretty dead. Saw a few fish and nothing amazing but I was so surprised she actually went through with it. Of course I got this unbearable pain coming from my foot and yes, you've guessed it, I got a cramp. I took the stupidly small flipper off and tried to stretch it out ...
... on this site that the Treaty of Waitangi was signed on February 6, 1840 between the Maori Chiefs and the British Crown.
After a busy morning excursion and a nap to recuperate this afternoon, we had another nice dinner in the Vista Lounge, then walked to the opposite end of the ship for our entertainment for the evening.
Tonight's show included three different acts: Toni Warne, a British vocalist, Stephen Clark, a ...