Tween Sky and Water blue sails of white
Set our course for port before the night
Wind unfurls sail to fly over waters deep
To refuge’s lapping waves and gentle sleep
Anchor set before dark replaces light
Tomorrow a new adventure in our sight
It is Sunday afternoon and we’re standing around in the parking area of Satara Rest Camp, in the Kruger National Park. My sister Ansie and I have already enjoyed two wonderful days exploring the southern part of the reserve, and now we’re very excited to depart on the next part of our visit – the Sweni […]
Ancient people sliding into secret fishing grounds. Old world sailing ships lost at sea. Pirate hideouts hiding plundered treasures.
Just the name opens the imagination to the the whispers of such long forgotten tales.
Located up the BC coast from Vancouver, the islands, bays and fjords in and around Desolation Bay can be accessed from on high via float plane. I am sure that the views would be spectacular for those so inclined.
But the only way to really connect to those ancient ghosts is on the water.
Considered by some to be one of the 1000 (100?) places to visit before passing on to the next world.
Its siren call has lured me since we moved to the island. Now thanks to great neighbours, and now great friends, we are about to reduce the bucket list by one.
The Sun stretched out golden arms to sooth the restless ocean waves as we arrived at our departure point south of Desolation Sound.
Tomorrow we start our journey to the natural wonders that await. Stay tuned
Sleepy sun rolls over, still time to snooze Moon moves Pai Gow tiles more time to loose
Surrounding dark holds shadows at bay From too short sleep I greet new day Greedy Chop Stick clings to rice Stomach growls as I kick the mice Waste not time to eat, no time to tarry Leaning on hoe, basket heaved to carry
Having conquered the land below Qin Shi Huong must prepare for the next life. To remain Emperor an immortal army must be created to protect the tomb.
To get the army ready preparations must start now while I am still vigorous – as the construction will take decades.
No expense must be spared. Each soldier and general will be unique and strong – armoured and armed.
They will be forever placed in battle formation guarding all directions but especially to the direction of our enemies.