Road Trip

Day 20 | Road Trip, Buddha, and an Opportunity to Teach

Today was a good day. A long awaited visit to the Buddhist Retreat Centre was exactly what Damian and I both needed. 108km from Howick, I found our way via Pietermaritzburg, travelling through rural Kwazulu Natal - trees and valleys in abundance. For some distance we had a vehicle in front of us towing a trailer with a horse in it. The trailer was too wide for one horse, and the poor animal was s...
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Day 2 | Wild Spirits

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As we had gone to sleep, so we woke up... to the sound of the ocean. We both had a wonderful and comfortable night's rest. Last night I wrote my name on the board for our breakfast order, the choice being omelettes or muesli and yoghurt. Breakfast was served at a table out on the lawn in the sun. A beautiful, sunny start to our day. For R35 I was very impressed with the breakfast, which Damian and...
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Day 1 | A Day with the Faeries

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We are on the road... I got up early and started my work at 6 am and was done by 8:45. By the time we were dressed and packed, and had filled the car, we were on the road at 10:30.  Today was a beautiful day, the sun was shining, everything was bright. We drove along Melkbos beach to say goodbye, and to our mountain as well. Going up Sir Lowry's a truck stalled in front of us and we, and others ...
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The Planning Stage

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We know we want to travel and we have big ideas of where we want to go. My first impulse is just to pack the car and head out on our adventure... but there are two things call 'responsibility' and 'budget' tugging on the reins. My responsibility to the work I will still need to be doing during our travels, which needs consideration. I will need a base for Monday to Wednesday each week so that I ha...
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