Day 16: What a Difference a Day Makes April 23rd 2010 With the rain beating down, we'd retired to the tents at about 20h30 last night and battened down the hatches. With everything secure and away from the sides of the tent, I climbed into the sleeping bag and snuggled down. The wind battered the tent and the rain came from the south, then from the west and then vertically down! All the time, the waves smashed into the rocks just yards away.
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Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Storms River After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
Having been made an offer I couldn't refuse, I left 30 years of (office) work behind and now 'work' outdoors.
As Nehru so neatly said, we live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
Thus, with eyes open and asking questions, I hope to continue learning through experience and travel, as these are as education in themselves.
Happy reading - I shall be happy travelling ...
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