Travellers' Tales



We meet at the Kea Community Centre on the 4th Thursday in the month at 9.30am for a 10.30 start and talks usually finish by 11.45. Tea and coffee is available before the talks start.

In July, Garth & Penny Letori gave an interesting and very well presented talk about “Ethiopia – An Ancient Land”.  The talk and the photos gave an excellent overview of Ethiopia, its landscape, people, history and places of interest.  I guess most of us who attended the talk would have been particularly impressed by the amazing Christian churches carved into solid rock.

On Thursday the 26th September Malcolm Clark’s talk will be about South America.



By way of introduction to his talk he says;

“A far-away continent of which we know little? We’ve visited a few of the countries in South America over the last few years, and each visit has been quite different. Last November we took a cruise from Buenos Aires, round the Cape to Valparaiso.
More recently we went to experience the total solar eclipse on July 2nd. Our tour started off in Rio de Janeiro and took in Iguazu Falls. See the photo of the Very Large Telescope at Paranal. This tour was tiring if not gruelling at times and covered a range of climates from tropical through high desert and Mediterranean, early starts and long days of travel.”
On Thursday the 24th October Philip Gordon will talk about Sudan

Philip spent 20 years of his life in the Sudan from 1965 to 1985 as a teacher, missionary and tour operator.
During that time he took a number of photographs in the form of slides and has made a selection from these to show you. They include photos of the Nile, with several of its cataracts and varieties of irrigation with both old and modern means of extracting the water from the Nile.
A more detailed introduction to Malcolm’s and Philip’s talks will appear in the Argus plus additional photos

If you haven’t yet produced your membership card to this group please bring it with you to the September talk





All Carrick U3A Members are welcome.  We meet at the Kea Community Centre Playing Place. Talks start at 10.30am but come any time after the doors open at 9.30am and have a tea or coffee. 
Jon Skelton Group Leader 123.skelton@talktalk.net  Phone 01872 865316 



Pat Harrod & Wendy MorrisGroups coordinator