The reason for travelling to Christmas Island at Christmas is to see the red crab migration, it hadn’t occurred to me to study this in any great detail before leaving and so I wasn’t really sure what to expect.
The first thing that became apparent to me when we arrived was there is a trilogy of crab migrations, apparently the blokes all go down to the ocean early to get ahead of the woman folk, They do the normal things and build a home for the new bride, and hang around waiting for the ladies to turn up.
A desire to travel to places least trodden by tourists led us to Sun Moon Lake in Taipei, if you live in China it is probably a place you would go, but if you are western then you might never think to go here. Travel Places Least well known.
This is the holiday that we weren’t really sure why we were going other than Al’s sister and brother-in-law were going, which in itself is reason enough. But Rarotonga! This turned out one of the best island holidays we have had, we meet a great bunch of people through family and greeted and treated above and beyond by some of Chris and Barbs …Continue reading →