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... T-shirt, listening to music on his mobile phone. It seems to capture the diversity of my experiences in South Asia. From the spiritual and ancient to the modern and secular. I have seen the fish markets of the Indian Ocean and tea plantations in Sri Lanka, the Hindu temples and waterways of South India and the wonderful mountains and people of Nepal. What a fabulous adventure I have had over the past nine weeks or so. I can't wait for the next ...
... universities high in a tree that overhangs the river was a NZ flag. The guide in the boat in front of us completely doesn't suck his head passing under one of the concrete bridges and greets it with a loud "whack". It happens so much in slow motion I do wonder if it was for comic relief in a last ditch to redeem himself from his terrible jokes. Luckily he was okay - and didn't fall out of ...
... the time went).
We cruised along the race course and back again, which was the first proper sight of actual rowing races. During this trip we managed to spot the Kensingtons on Kirstie's dad's boat, The Old Fogey, and called and waved to each other madly as we passed in opposite directions - the novelty of seeing fellow Kiwis causing much delight, even though we only saw each ...
... homes along the bank, watching the 1, 2, 4, and 8 person crews practice and looking at the wildlife. The Woman’s Regatta is this weekend so there’s lots of activity relating to it. In just a couple of weeks is the Royal Regatta and so the town is starting to get ready for it.
The big event is Royal Ascot. This is the biggest horse racing event in England. It lasts for 4 days, the Queen is ...
... named Spencer) inherited. The 5th Duke petitioned to have the name Churchill reinstated and the family became Spencer-Churchill. This is truly a palace with grand marble entry halls, gold embellishments on the walls and ceilings, 10 Belgian tapestries of the Battle of Blenheim commissioned for the Palace and the finest of furniture, art, silver etc. We both commented on how the State Rooms reminded us ...
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