October 27, 2013

A Picnic

Essay : [A Picnic]

English Essay on "A Picnic"

A Picnic

Our classmate, Salman head is always full of ideas. His suggestions are timely and often very interesting'.

One day before the Summer holidays this year, he suggested that we should visit the Clifton during the holidays. The suggestion was favorably received, and it was decided that the party should leave for Clifton at 6.30a.m On 21 August. Money required for the trip was collected on the spot. Salman and chosen to be our leader. He was also entrusted with the purchase of food and drinks to be taken along with us.

Two buses were chartered to take the party to and fro. At 5.30 a.m. on the appointed day, we met at a previously arranged spot. The buses arrived at 5.45a.m. And the party left for Clifton at 6 a.m.

As soon as the buses began to move, songs broke out inside them. Some of us sang ourselves hoarse while many others played on all sorts of musical instruments that they had brought with them.4essay.blogspot.com Only a few kept sitting quietly and they were gradually pushed into the corners. The buses halted once or twice to pick up some of our classmates who live in along the way. We reached Clifton at 8.30 a.m.

Two launches were hired to take us to the sea. The sea was as calm and smooth as pond the cruise, therefore was very pleasant. Some of us had binoculars. With these we could see and admire the scenery on the shore, as if we had been right there. We learnt that we should have to walk a mile or so to reach the famous beach of our destination. This perplexed some of us, but it could hardly carry anything besides our food and drinks. We had to walk to the beach.

We chose a shady spot on the beach for putting down our things. Soon afterwards, we put on our bathing trunks and jumped into the sea. We swam, ran about on the beach and took many photographs of one another. After about two hours, when we felt tired and hungry, we returned to the tree under which we had left our belongings. Here we ate up whatever food we had brought along. Other hired a boat and went fishing.

At 4.30 p.m. our leader ordered us to pack up for the return journey. The journey from Clifton to our hometown was uneventful there was no signing either.

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