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St. Lucia's weather is so different than the other places we have been too. The morning was windy with a bit of light rain. But, this is not going to stop us from exploring this small community.
Today is Sunday and I am going to attend services at St. Lucia Catholic Church. We find out they only have one mass at 8:00 a.m. So off we go. The church is very new, it had ...
... us he wasn't blocking the road, so we quickly drove past as we didn't want to be held up. There were also a few vervet monkeys in camp, hope none of our windows had been left open!
Greeting us at the entrance were the lazy, resident dassies. We spent the next few hours having lunch and then resting.
Feeling much better after having a rest, we were off again. We left for our afternoon game drive at about half past three. Firstly we saw a giraffe and ...
The storm abated during the night and by 7am it was plenty warm with a little light cloud. Sitting on the veranda with a cup of coffee I, at last, met my nemesis of the holiday, and saw a Tinkerbird. Albeit playing the recording of a Red-fronted Tinkerbird I spotted a small bird in the vegetation. Carefully observation proved it to be a Yellow-rumped Tinkerbird. The calls seem very similar to me, but another lifer for the list.
Tuesday 15th October 2013 Woke up after 9.5 hours sleep, hallelujah! Sat and wrote my blog whilst Jackie got up and ready. At 8.00am we went down for breakfast and had the massive full English, but with ostrich sausages this time. Not bad, but not lovely. After breakfast we packed and got on the internet. Colleen sorted us out some accommodation so we could stay another night in St Lucia. The plan today was to walk a few nature trails and have a spot of ...
... It's been a real wake-up call.
However, if I have learned anything during my time here, it is that giving love and affection extends much further than any monetary or physical donation. Taking time to make someone feel visible, important, appreciated, and loved is where the biggest impact is made.
(Bet you didn't know I had such deep thoughts, eh? ;) )
Much love! Thanks for reading!