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... mostly overcast weather and it was noticeably cooler. For the first time since arriving in St Martin last November a pair of speedos and the occasional T-shirt, were not enough and I broke out a Sloppy-Joe and a pair of Boardies! When sleeping I had to use a summer blanket as well so winter has arrived for "Thinking of Dave" sadly.
When dawn arrived on Monday Day 3 we were greeted with brilliant sunshine and within an hour or two ...
... As we now have four volunteer dorms, we have all created our own dorm
names and started decorating and making them as homily as we can, names include;
team spectacular and tiki shack.
Another essential duty was to clean the
water tanks and the drainage pipe system. This was by far the funniest thing we
did for base set up, although we had fibre glass cuts for a few days! It
involved a few of us to empty the tank of old water by passing (dropping
... had just finished high school and was travelling Australasia. Rachael, a St. Helens girl who couldn't follow the Scottish Accent in full flow and Rosemary, an Orkadian women who had recently fell out of favour with her work and jetted off on a world tour. It was a brief Intoduction where everyone just chatted and swapped stories by the sea at Natadola beach. Which is regarded as one of the top 10 beaches on the whole world. And it's easy to see why. The way that the crystal ...
... in the English portion of the village church service. They have a beautiful church in the village, with stained glass windows and a "colonial" architectural design. Petero was the pastor and gave a great message about trusting God enough to allow Him to work out His plans in His timing, instead of trying to take things into our own hands. Of course, as "somewhat" impatient people, this is a temptation we always ...
... whether our excessive luggage would fit, or not.
Wakaya Island is 5 miles long, and 1 mile wide at the widest point. There are 14 burres (or suites) on the island, and it is very tranquil and relaxing. We arrived at 8:45am on Monday morning, Oct 7 — after departing Kenya at 11am on Saturday morning, Oct 5 -- quite a journey!! We got settled in our great burre, and went up for a wonderful breakfast. After traveling ...