The Highlander Country Retreat & Spa
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Room service
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... that is almost in the middle of nowhere, Critchley Hackley can boast a chef that has not only worked around the globe and with a few world class chefs, but who is a creative and amazing chef in his own right. Lorenzo Fleet cooks from his own herb and vegetable gardens and tries to make use of local meats. Tonight's options were lamb, Kudo and Crocodile. I opted to try the crocodile which came as thin cured and pressed pieces wrapped around fennel ...
... our original plan— which, was, nothing less than perfect.
We left after breakfast and hit the road… this time we were driving early in the morning/ “the safe time of day”. The town we stayed in didn’t have much access to stores or shopping so it was common for locals to hitch a ride to another town in order to do their shopping and errands. I’d say, the closest town with access to important resources was about 30 miles ...
... and having a glass of wine on our own private patio. We all have our own rooms and patio next to each other overlooking a pond and waterfall. Not too shabby. There was a wedding at the estate so we passed some time watching all the activity. Somehow Janis and I got invited to the reception but we did not go. It has got quite cold and damp so we all retired to our rooms again with a blazing fire and to finish packing. I could get used to watching tv in bed in front of a blazing ...
... if I wasn't there! Although I did discover 3 new roads in doing this as well so the knowledge and learning were definitely shared out. There are a few more to be made up that were missing and a few more on the other side of the Ranger Station to be put up (probably when the roads dry out a little more) but it's a good start. We also ran into A and T while they were out and about (a nice moment for me but it definitely showed how much I missed the ...
... found it easier to drive with the lights at night than during the day. We went past the first fence gate and still no sign. Then at the top of a ridge we see a quad. No lights on just parked on the side if the track. (Taught well - never park in the middle or someone might ram you trying to get past.) Off in the distance we see 2 little lights. I beep my horn. A tries the radio but his goes flat so he uses mine. There is still no response, only beeps of someone pushing the ...