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... for the American tradition of mixing sweet and savory in the same dish. But all these events are an opportunity for the staff to have some "non work related" interactions plus a few social drinks and if you don't make your own fun here it is a long 4 hour drive to a big town with entertainment options. So people have movie nights and the girls have "spa" nights giving each other facials and the like, while the guys never seem to miss an opportunity to watch a Rugby match. ...
... not too long ago. Many beautiful clear windows, no stained glass, maybe
that comes later.
We return back to our hotel for breakfast and plan for the day before our boat cruise at 4:00 p.m.
The cruise is about two hours and we will be cruising the largest salt-water estuarine system in the world.
Our time is limited so we need to make sure we spend our time wisely. ...
... to a relieved couple sitting forlornly in the little van with their driver.
We quickly loaded their bags and them into the Toyota cabin and although it was all a bit of a squeeze turned to recross the river. While we had been waiting to make the first crossing the rain had restarted and the lightening flashes showed that it was now poring much heavier upstream and we did not want to get caught by a new torrent sweeping downstream. The passengers seemed a ...
... and sometimes sobering commentary on each particular species, wildlife in general, and the threats created by human encroachment and changing stresses on available land. Some species adapt and will survive, but others may be doomed to extinction. The Blue Swallow is one such, because it has such specific demands for habitat and food, and doesn't seem capable of adapting. “Yes fridge, I can hear you calling” cries Malcolm.
Back at the cottage for a cold ...
... we headed to the Estuary Mouth and beach. It clouded over a little but was very hot unlike the east coast of England. Ann and Gill had a walk and sit down. I initially wandered along to the roosting of @150 terns and 10 gulls. The terns were mainly the large yellow billed Swift Terns and smaller black billed Sandwich Terns, and the Gulls were Grey-headed Gulls. Getting closer to take photos I soon spotted 3 Caspian Tern (the largest tern and ...