Another national park and generous English guys
Trip Start Aug 15, 2006
159Trip End May 27, 2008
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Drove back to town and met up with Suzanne and Mattias to see if they wanted to hire a boat and check out the river. They weren't all that keen as it was a rough day but I went to enquire about prices anyway. The boat guy was chatting to a couple of English guys and he assumed I was with them. They invited me to go out on the boat they were hiring for free so obviously I agreed. They were John and Michael from London on a short holiday so they'd hired a posh campervan to drive down the coast before heading to their friend's wedding down south
We moored the boat and hiked up Castle Rock for a nice view. Being my clumsy self I managed to stab myself in the foot with a sharp stick (another injury to add to the long list). On the way back we got soaked on the boat from all the spray and felt pretty cold. I oferred to treat the guys to a coffee as I didn't pay for the boat and just after I'd ordered the drinks (and decided to treat myself to a large piece of scrumptious looking cake) I realised I'd left my wallet back at the campsite - how embarassing! It was easy for me to run and get it but Michael refused and paid (wished I hadn't ordered the cake!).
That night I went for a walk with the English guys to watch the sunset then I was kindly offered some of their expensive succulent steak back at the campsite which was great as my lot had cooked tuna and pasta for dinner.