The Lord Shrewsbury
Travel Blogs from Alton
... the corner of the street and they were behaving normally, which means that they were settling in a taller tree within sight of the berries and then flying down to guzzle a dozen or so before either returning to the look-out tree or flying off to rest somewhere nearby until they had room for another course. We watched them for about 30 minutes and they visited the lookout tree three times and the berry tree twice. Julie got a couple of nice photos and here's one of them.
... bag is not a good one.
After this evenings pee we are both woken by a very loud roar. It is unmistakenly that of a large cat. on talking to dorjee the next day, the only thing it could have been was a Snow Leopard. They are incredibly rare. Very few people have ever seen one so it was quite something to hear one at least.
Pete seems to be struggling a little more with the altitude and is constantly tired and has the occasional headache.
Day 10:Base camp ...
... i wont need/want, and i have a very sad cat, wondering what the hells going on!
Suppose thats all i can write at the moment, next one of these will be when i'm sat in the departure lounge sipping gin, no doubt wondering what the hell i'm doing!!!!
Ta'rarr for now
... total eclipse of the sun near Cairns, Ayres Rock and Sydney.The next stage of the trip is a tour of New Zealand`s south island followed by a few days in Auckland. Before returning home we top up the tan in Fiji. We will keep you all updated with our adventures over the next few weeks. So log on and see where we are.
Last night's visit to a local pub. Sadly, they were out of Steak and Ale pie :(
The other food however, was FABULOUS. And the desserts. OMG... I died and went to a clotted cream-chocolate- sticky toffee-ice cream- caramel- flake flavored heaven.
This will not be a long post. I'm going to let the pictures speak for ...