Travel Blogs from Salcombe
... As we
needed to be organised both for the wedding and our European trip, we
left early in the afternoon, driving in lovely sunshine back to
Brixham to our good friends Jan and Jeremy. Another huge load of
washing went out on their unique clothes line in time to go with the
Pucketts to their neighbours for dinner. Our hosts Heather and Peter
had also invited two other guests, Susan and Roy – all nice fun
people. Delicious food and ...
... and my beloved pet dog Henry. Mum presented me with a card she called 'coach reading' which once in transit I was to discover was filled with 2 pages of a personal, tearjerking message. The time has flown by since I made the decision to go travelling so before long I'll have completed the biggest challenge in my life to date and will be on my return flight back to ...
The next morning Shane went into work and we got up late. After lunch Shane took us up to a part of his old farm where he still owned a game reserve. About 2000 acres set aside solely for animals. This used to be a good business as hunters would pay large amounts of money to go on hunting camps. Now lots of the game had been poached, the fence has been pulled down and stolen.
... who joined in with the music, they painted various animals on our faces, Rob James and William went with a witch doctor to have a reading. William was told that everything will happen in time for him and will have 2 children. James was told that he can decide how many children he has and when ( I think he was confused by James).
The dancing had started and people from the tables were encouraged to go down to the floor, Will, James and Sarah went down. ...
... cross the river about 50 foot from our boat, Crocodiles did not move off the banks and we came within 20 foot of them. We saw a heard of Impala who were drinking at the side of the river. There we're lots of different birds some Shane had never seen before.
It took 3 hours to get back through customs and drive home and we were all exhausted. We went to Ilala Lodge again for super. We were half way through dinner when a Hippo came ...