“Travelling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – Ibn Battuta “When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” – Susan Heller INTRODUCTION This week's 'CST Friendship Group' was 'Travel Plans', as 'World Tourism Day' is on 27th September. We did a round of introductions, stating what our favourite 'Staycation' would be in the UK, given the current travel restrictions.
We also asked what is members' favourite mode of transport, or the best journey they have ever undertaken.
We asked members to come prepared with a favourite holiday photo, or indeed an old passport photograph, to show the group - just for fun!
As usual, we completed these phrases together ...
We are all of us in the same - BOAT
Let the train take the - STRAIN
Jump on the band - WAGON
Train of - THOUGHT
Put the brakes - ON
A bicycle built for - TWO
At a cross - ROADS
In the driver's - SEAT
Back seat - DRIVER
That ship has - SAILED
Travelling - LIGHT
Hit the road - JACK
Off the beaten - PATH
Get a move - ON
Whatever floats your - BOAT
All hands on - DECK
Put the cart before the - HORSE
Full - THROTTLE
Full steam - AHEAD
Like ships that pass in the - NIGHT
Middle of the -ROAD
My way or the - HIGHWAY
Fallen off the back of a - LORRY
Road - RAGE
These boots are make for - WALKING
King of the - ROAD
Planes, trains and - AUTOMOBILES
PICTURE & MUSIC QUIZ
(Give lots of clues and first names to help members out if stuck!)
(Encourage story telling and reminiscences.)
ROUND 1. SIGNS
What do these symbols signify?
1. You might look for one of these places to stay if backpacking?
2. You might look for one of these places if visiting a new town?
3. Think stately home
4. You might see this sign when visiting a Welsh castle
5. You might look for one of these signs if looking to have lunch
6. A sign you would look for if needing another kind of break
7. If you were sleeping under canvas, you might look for this sign
8. SONG. ‘Camp Granada’, Alan Sherman - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yFTOvO0utY
Name the holiday camp in the TV comedy series ‘Hi Di Hi’?
ROUND 2. NATURAL TOURIST DESTINATIONS
9. Whale Watching
What is the proper name for a killer whale?
10. Ice Hotel
Name some winter Olympic sports you might do on ice?
11. Northern Lights
What is their proper name?
12. Great Barrier Reef
This is largely made of which substance?
13. Ayers Rock or Uluru
This is important to which native culture?