National Water Sports Centre Hotel & Campsite
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So I've gone and done the most bizarre, yet exciting thing! I've booked a three and a half week cross country trip to America. Many of friends and family know I have wanted to visit America for a long time but it just hasn't worked out for one reason or another, so I decided to take the initiative and go it alone! Brave or Stupid? The jury is still out on that! (with the amount of Law and Order ...
... the blow-up bed was malfunctioning so they were both sleeping on the couch! What a way to spend the night before their 50the Wedding Anniversary!!!
Leisurely breakfasts were enjoyed with no great hurry to head out into the drizzly day but eventually we motivated ourselves and walked into the city along the canal - ending up at the Galleries of Justice Museum. Over to Lauren to tell you all about it....
... is important, as they had a TB outbreak a few years ago.
We then get to go in for breakfast :D
Between milkings we have various jobs such as, drenching, putting up fences, scrapping up the yards, cleaning the cubicles, tagging and injecting calves, fixing cows feet, dehorning calves and other stuff we cant remember. Lunch is at 12.30 so we can get the cows in at 1.30. Did we mention there are no motorbikes here! So we have to walk to their paddock ...
... as the windmill worked away making nutritious organic peanut oil, so we went in. It was really fascinating watched it work, and the noise of the gears clunking and the smell of burning wood made it a very atmospheric place. The guy had a big pile of peanuts and he was feeding them onto the grinder wheel. We went upstairs to have a closer look at the workings, up here you could really smell the burning wood smell and the gears were smoking, we had a wander outside ...
... been delayed, although I do hope to visit them in the near future and begin travelling again soon. So for now it is Adios and Goodbye, however I do hope you have enjoyed reading my travel blog and for now I will leave it open for future ...