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... double bed in it and saying I'll put another one in and you can all share it, without any space for the bags or then a way to get to the bathroom. And helping me to learn that you never leave an open packet of peanut brittle on your bed all day if you dont like ants, so so many ants! Finding beer was also much easier with girls, after a trip to a very dodgy looking alcohol store, in Harry Potters auto no less, the girls were able to jump the whole ...
... itself, with a wide variety of games for people of all ages, food stalls, souvenir shops, pony rides etc.,
We decided to just take the 8 seater, and enjoy a boat ride in this famous lake, enjoying the panoramic view of the town on one side, and the valley on the other. The lake is more beautified by the surrounding Eucalyptus trees which give it a splendid outline as well.
Hope you enjoyed the journey with us till ...
... he snored like a chainsaw when he was sleeping. At one point some noise woke him up, which I thought might provide me with some relief until I got back to sleep. But he was back to sleep - and snoring again - within seconds! *******!
Moral: It turned out that it did me absolutely no good to be in a two-bed compartment. In fact, it's better to be in a compartment with ten non-snorers than with one snorer! I should get a refund - or at least a discount.
... like Ooty is missing out by thinking of this guy as a crazy hermit (his own words) rather than the very intelligent person that he really is.
The rest of the day I spent doing my usual mundane tasks such as buying grapes and bananas at the market, taking a nap, reading (currently reading "Darkness at Noon" by Arthur Koestler), a novel about the Moscow show trials during which several batches of Stalin's enemies were ...
I woke up feeling much better, although not completely over my cold yet. I'm very pleased to say that I'm settling into a very nice routine - precisely along the lines of what I came here for:
In the morning, before breakfast, I check emails and have a look at how the stock market closed in the US the night before. During breakfast I watch one of the documentary videos that I brought with me. This morning it was ...