The Grand Hotel Nanaimo
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... 160;A great first night with a lovely sunset, and sunrise over the river! I fancied heading further south for night to but with more of the same... so the next few nights i will be touring around Victoria and the southern Island for the best spot to chill for the next week or so, before heading to the Surfers town Tofino on the far west side of the island! ...
... took lots of pictures while I just thought how beautiful it was here with the huge trees and every turn revealing another beautiful view for me to take in. We found some fascinating white tulip like fungus and made friends with all the dogs that came our way. We had lunch, making our own sandwiches on the fly, and sitting on the bleachers in the baseball diamond nearby. Then we were off to find our campground in ...
... other side where another person is going to be dressed up who runs to the other side again and so on)
- throwing snowballs (snowballs made of white socks, aim for buckets)
- Wii ski (in the library)
- and there was a rest station in a classroom, where some YouTube clips about the Olympic Games were put on and everybody could eat some pieces of apple and be happy
It wasn't really about winning or getting points, but more about having fun.
... the $20 US bill is the favourite currency for the narco-dealers, and banks are reluctant to accept this denomination. Melo advised me that next time I should bring $50 or $100 bills. (The exchange rate was 20 Lempiras to the American dollar) .
In my 8 years in Peru I do not remember having the same sense of fear. Perhaps that says something about the isolated or privileged life of the clergy in Peru, even those working in poor areas. Being close to Melo for 5 weeks was a ...
... but Jill did. A lovely cottage at the end of the road. Met our lovely host Audrey Ellis and her husband Keith (volunteer Fire-fighter and retired). Got on like a house on fire their daughter lives in Sydney NSW and they stayed with family in Scarborough WA. So we were exchanging stories about Australia and all the places to visit.
They invited us to join them for drinks and dinner on a boat ride to a little tavern ...