The Windsor Castle Hotel
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... quite steep in parts but the views at the top were spectacular of the bay and offshore islands. Note: I am not in any photos after three days in the wild.
We were staying at one of those crazy Big 4 Caravan Parks with indoor play centre, indoor and outdoor pools with water features, trampolines and playground so spent the rest of the afternoon getting cleaned up and stimulating children then heading next door ...
... this whole saga rather poorly.
ii) the Crimea / Ukraine annexation by the Russians. Strong tensions between Russia and many nations of the world. A major issue was that Russia was a major liquid and nitrogen gas (LNG) supplier to many European nations. ...
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A few brief aggregations on other aspects of Indian life as I saw it:
i) you don't have to wander too far to experience abject poverty. Initially I found this hard to accept. But after a while, I started to think that I should not judge by my experiences, perhaps the poverty is not as bad as one may think. Many examples of "the poor" can be highlighted, however, the vast majority of those "financially drained", all seem to be eking a living ...
... vehicles overcrowded (it wouldn't surprise me if the Guinness Book of Records record-holder for the greatest number of passengers is an Indian) and animals forced to drag over burdened loads.
Finally a couple of quaint aspects to ponder:
i) the number plates of those registered vehicles identifies from which of the 16 states the vehicle emanates. Also the district from which it resides can be identified.
... there also. We did have a hit of golf one afternoon, but my skills on the golf course leave a lot to be desired. And did I mention that it was HOT!
We enjoyed BBQs and also a couple of dinners at the local Bowlo which was in walking distance of the Park.
We had a really enjoyable stay and will definitely be back here some time.