Travel Blogs from Lifou
The Oosterdam shore excursion folks are offering a special 4-hour private car tour of Sydney when we arrive. The cost is only $949.00 and they provide an English-speaking guide. And here I was expecting to have to learn Australian straight off.
Oh, here we go! Elenka has been reading over my shoulder and says we can take public transit for $2.50. She also thinks the language issue ...
... and Sharon Osborne."
Bennie, " Who’d he say he was doin’?"
Sofe, " Ossie and Harriet."
Bennie, " He’s not very good. The Nelsons weren’t English."
Comedian, " Ladies and gentlemen, Mick Jagger." (Honky Tonk Woman blasting).
Bennie, " I don’t remember ever seeing Dean Jagger dance like that."
Stay tuned - the cruise ain’t over ...
... to be having some sort of mother's meeting, floating about in a circle on the swell. All round them, were fish. Easily spotted as the water here was so pale and clear. There were small shoals of large fish, and huge shoals of small and tiny fish, some of which all jumped out of the water in some sort of synchronised water ballet.
There were long pencil thin fish who also leapt out of the water, and other sizes inbetween. I would have loved to snorkel there! ...
... been used for some time, as mine was very stiff, as if the brakes were permanently on, and there was a fine collection of cobwebs between the various parts of the frame. The saddle was mostly there, but unfortunately just that bit too high for me,which made getting on and off and stopping something I had to think about carefully.
A short way down the road we came to a fork and agreed to take the left one. This took us past a large church and cemetery, where ...
... in French, which was helpful.He was only actually five minutes late and as he appeared, Nick recognised his T shirt as having been on the plane with us (with him inside it, too) so he must have slipped off to where he had parked his car.
During the 15 or so minutes it took Pascal to drive us here, we saw the most unbelievably gorgeous sunset which spread steadily over the whole expanse of sky, turning from a myriad of oranges ...