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... Forest but were in fact still in glitzy California. We entered the Julia Pfeiffer National Park, famous not only for beautiful hikes, but for the emerald green waterfall that ran out of the woods and cascaded onto the beach below. It looked like something out of a James Bond set. Apparently it used to fall directly into the ocean but a landslide in the 1980's meant a small beach was created for it to hit, making it even more spectacular. You can't get down to the beach alas, ...
... present we are seated at the back if the ship in the Pennant Bar sipping beer and pimms, just about to get some lunch. I've been asked if we have crossed the equator? Not yet we have been quite close to it but still in the northern hemisphere. We should cross to the Southern Hemisphere after we leave Hawaii but before we get to Pango Pango (Tonga I think). At the same time I think we will also cross the International Date Line. Apparently the crew get up to some high jinks ...
... Academy of Science.
By the time we got on the subway we'd wasted so much time on the transit that we wondered if we'd get to the academy. Just before we got to our stop a guy on the subway googled to see what time the academy closed - it was 5 o'clock. By this time it was 4.20 and we realized that it was too late. I was absolutely gutted cos I'd wanted to take the boys there so much. What a bloody waste of an afternoon!! I can't believe what ...
... sorts all our mail. He's been sleeping off and on all evening. So we ordered Toto's Pizza for dinner.
Our trip was fabulous, but our meals at Kruger left a lot to be desired. Our best meals were in Cape Town, Xigera and City Lodge these last two days.
This past month went by so quickly and almost feels like a dream. Some of the things we did and saw were almost surreal.. There are still some issues between the white and black ...
... on the Prairie'. It is especially nice to be here as this was the first place we booked, all those months ago. We had a mooch around, found where the food was and bought a torch. When I booked my hut, back in March, I got my torch out, stood it by the computer and thought, 'right, I'm set'. Sadly the torch is still there. As night fell, we dressed warmly and went to lay in a field. Annie wanted to go stargazing and Camp Curry offered me an organised lie down with a man who would ...
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