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... as hoping for a break in the clouds to see
the sunset from the point/beach/yacht club, back over the bridge on the river
bank south of town. There was a huge procession of cars heading that way too
and we were in for a treat – the cloud made it spectacular.
Back to the super for a beer and a stack of Stax for dinner –
at over £2 a pop I just have to stop!
... there, at high season thousands descend, when we arrived it was largely deserted but the hostel we'd planned to stay at was full. A guy there had a mate with another hostel, so we plodded down the beach in the dark with a flashing torch at our destination to guide us. When we got there it was rustic to say the least, but was a bed so sufficed! The owner and his son were very welcoming and we ended up staying there ...
... marital bliss. That makes two so far. To celebrate we had breakfast and went to the beach. The weather was somewhat different to the weather in Aberdeen two years ago on this date in that it was hot and sunny here without a cloud in the sky. After a couple of hours lying on our towels on the sand we cracked and hired some reclining chairs and a parasol for the rest of the day.
Annoyingly, they didn't actually seem to use the ...
... expert, but I have watched my fair share of shark week on the Discovery Channel, and sharks LOVE sea lions. Taking this into mind, I decided that after spending $50, I was ready to sacrifice my left leg. The tour advertisement neglects to mention two important details... 1) The sea lions and seals are actually afraid of boats and people. 2) The stench that comes from the island is actually so repulsive that jumping into the water ...
... and separately, against the back drop of the busy beach. Looking back they were cool moments. As it was relatively early and my curiosity was still about; the need to further explore was evident. Leonora had other ideas and wanted to return ‘home’. With both ideas in consideration, Gitte wanted to join me to explore. Little did I know this would be a problem soon.
The expedition started from the main strip of shops, some as we wandered into and others were passed by. ...