Best Western Emerald Isle Motor Inn
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... we hot footed it back to the hostel for a change into suitable gear. An hour later we were starting our marine research expedition. Well, that's how it felt to us! The boat Captain was called Trevor (we nick named him Captain Haddock) and Ron, a semi retired Marine Biologist (an ole sea dog, if ever I saw one) headed up the crew. We were also escorted by two well informed young ladies. They answered everyone's questions and ensured that all aboard ...
... tea, you want peppermint tea?", as if I should be drinking the Empress tea. I said "yes please", so he went and got me some peppermint tea but wasn't very happy about it. This became a joke between Karen and I the whole trip.
We wandered back to the hotel via Imax theatre, museum and Parliament House and walked back over to the food court for dinner a bit ...
... Oh, and did I mention French cuisine? No doubt there will be many blogs that highlight French food and wines!
Thanks for travelling along with us! First stop is Broyes, near Sezanne in the Champagne region of France...is Tracy, the champers hound, excited??!! Perhaps...!
Tracy and Douglas
Today it was off to the Goldstream Fish Hatchery with Jim, who volunteers there every Friday morning. We got to feed the baby Coho salmon and I got to help trim the adipose fins of 1200 of them. This is to help distinguish between hatchery salmon and wild salmon after they are ...
... Van is quite hilly (like Melb) as opposed Toronto which was relatively flat. I hear a commotion behind me - this homeless guy is careering down the road in amongst the traffic with his shopping trolley acting as the engine and the wheeling bin at the back as the caboose and his rear foot being the break. Amazingly he made it down the hill in one piece and just wandered off on his mission.
Today we are off to do the cruise. I can't believe how ...