Ugbrooke Country Estate
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- Swimming pool
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- Free parking
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... Sperm whales, the sort normally found in these parts can dive for over 2 hours. More commonly they will be under for 45 minutes to an hour, so there could be quite a wait until it pops up again.
Luck is on our side however and they spot another one not too far away, the tell tale spout of water being blown from the whales blowhole. We scoot over and get to observe the whale re-oxygenising for a while before once again the tail rears up and it dives beneath the ...
In contrast with the poor of Cambodia, the Malaysian people we were helping were day labourers and fisherman. They are practical, hard-working people who will benefit enormously from the Habitat opportunity. It is easy to imagine their children gaining trade or university qualifications and living more materially successful lives, I’m not at all saying that this is the end goal of development but education and material wealth provide ...
... hours diddling around Blenheim trying to find another one, only to determine our first tank was still very full and we were in no need of a replacement! Boo!, really cut into tasting time, so we had to scrap the plan of biking from winery to winery and drove instead (weather wasn't great, anyway, so it worked out ok...).
But finally, off to the wineries we did go! We followed the trail our friends Pat & Lamont ...
... hills so the driver must be very careful to keep balanced. Inside are lots of mechanisms to help with this, like cameras and a level that beeps if the harvester moves too far to either side. The harvester works by straddling the vine and 'beating' the vines back and forth basically knocking the grapes off and into the harvester and an on board mechanism removes most of the leaves. The driver knows how many rows he can harvest before he is full and has to tip ...
... been on their own as we get some unusual questions like, how do you work the washing machine? Or the stove, or have you seen my other shoe? Yes, we have become parents to thirty something kids that have to be constantly reminded to do the dishes and clean up after themselves. Most of them are working during the day but at night its a good thing there is two of us and we can share the work load and the questions.
We have had ...