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... In the winter with fresh snowfall it looks much whiter.
We encountered an ice cave that was created, and we were told, the next day it could be gone! Also saw some pretty blue streaks in the ice which is due to no air incorporated into the freezing process, therefore allowing the color of blue to be reflected.
This was quite the experience to have been able to walk on such a creation by mother nature.
... a small clear plastic bag with 3 pills in it. One of them was blue and diamond shaped!!! So there I was, thinking "should I try this" when there was a loud snore from the bed. Well the bubble was burst and I threw them down the toilet and went to bed. When we arranged this holiday, we did not include a visit to the Coromandel peninsula which Liz wanted to visit. So we took a detour hereon the way to our next ...
... 8211; whatever is going limp in the fridge!
· 4 cloves garlic, crushed (1 tablespoon – NOT from a jar please)
· 1 tablespoon turmeric
· 2 teaspoons cumin
· 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
· 1 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
· 1 large pinch of chilli powder
· ½ cup red wine vinegar
· 1 tablespoon red curry paste
We have grazed on chinese food for a couple of weeks now and so we decided to be typical westerners and have McDonalds. Now let me tell you McDonalds in China has to be the worst in the world. I come to this conclusion by taking the Big Mac test. Avoid at all costs if you can and it is expensive.
We took one last stroll from the hotel to Wangfuling Snack Street and walked the markets looking ...
... a few sheep, and finally 3 donkeys (Ruby, Pearl and Tilly), a Shetland pony called Meg, and 3 miniature horses called Tonto, Mack and Tiara. Oh, and six cats inside the house, and two who lived outside.
Our jobs over the week never really felt much like work; we had morning chores of feeding the guinea pigs, letting the horses out into a grassy paddock, collecting eggs, and other lovely farmy things. ...