The Dutch House
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... the jeep. We saw all of the above except the elusive leopard. On our way out of the park about a kilometre or so we saw a gigantic male elephant with 3 ft ivory tusks. Herds of deer ran in front of the jeep, just like at home , followed by families of wart hogs and wild boars. Once back to out hotel we came up the stairs and were in the middle of a horror film. Our rooms are located on a walkway at the back of hotel on the second floor,. When ...
... I'm sorry dear madam,dear madam, dear madam
In whole of departures no ATM
Can I pay by credit card? Dear sir dear sir
Can I pay by credit card please sir
That is not possible dear madam dear madam
That is not possible, no ...
... area (going back for breaks on our guest house balcony - it was excessively hot in the day!), Most enjoyable of all were the strolls around the ramparts, normally with a very welcome sea breeze.
Watching the sun go down from the western ramparts was a lovely way to finish off the afternoon (when it did not coincide with a downpour), particularly when we spotted turtles in the waves below ... and then moved on for a sundowner beer upstairs at a guest house ...
... a result of our sudden imminent departure, we said some sentimental
goodbyes to everyone at the suitably named Paradise Beach Resort over dinner. The staff here were simply lovely. There is no other way of describing their warmth and affection. I do not recall ever staying at a hotel before when the chef came from the kitchen to give us each
a huge and loving hug while saying goodbye. All of the workers turned up, including the cleaning girl, to wish us well ...
... were hundreds of large turtles, eggs and babies that they release them in an evening but it was too early for us to see them being released into the sea. There was one that had been bitten by a croc in the river- I didn't realise they had crocs here so we've booked a river boat to go and explore. After the turtles, we drove along the coast which is beautiful and it was lovely to go through the different villages with the goats and cows strolling down ...