Travel Blogs from Hastings
For the last 12 years of working a high pressure job and no break since school, life had gotten hectic and trying to keep up with it was proving to be impossible. Trying to fit in the never ending housework, sweating it out at the gym, and snatching a bit of rest time here or there in the tiny amount of free time left became exhausting... social life was virtually ...
... whole of the US was suffering from some of the coldest weather on record and so, even when we got to the boat, we had to stay in a motel for several more nights. Even the water in our bilge had frozen!!
The abnormal weather system also brought high winds and, in the end, any voyage south to the Bahamas, and, more importantly, back again was out of the question. With all of these difficulties and a number of others along the way we decided the Gods ...
... scenery throughout the island as well.
We didn't know exactly how to feel about the place in this regard as the wealth
of the resort areas is obviously manufactured and seems fake in contrast to the
standard of living of many of the locals. It's clear that many of the
people staying in the resorts fly in to the island, go to the resort, and then
don't leave until it's time to fly home. But, while we enjoyed the luxury of
the resort we were in and ...
... and to think that this is where my family is from, I'm only second generation on my Dad's side in NZ and this area of England is where our family was from so this is all part of our history and of course it's so much further ago than any of NZ history that we know. These abbey's are amazing as most of them are ruins now as they were partially destroyed by Henry VIII in the 16th century as he took them back and sold them to his mates.
... me know! Every little bit helps! If you want to get in on other fundraising thing this year, again, let me know and I will keep in touch!
Thanks for following me this year! I pray that you will have a blessed 2011!
Over and out,
Link to fundraising info page:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/2011-Kede sh-Boys-Orphanage-Fundraising/139592559 428772
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Other places to stay in Hastings
7 - 11 Carlisle Parade, Hastings | 2 star hotelfrom $84
Bohemia Road, Hastings | Hotelfrom $64
1 John Macadam Way, Hastings | Hotelfrom $90
White Rock, Hastings | Hotelfrom $129
1 - 2 Robertson Terrace, Hastings | Hotelfrom $77
Grand Parade, Hastings | 1 star hotelfrom $144