During the school holidays Aminah, Kirin and Helma decided to go on a trip round
the countryside. After making sure that they had brought everything they needed,
they set off on their bicycles.
They were in high
spirits. Flowers were starting to bloom again and the fresh smell of
grass was very refreshing. Kirin suggested exploring the fort that was situated
on top of the hill. They had never been there before although they had heard
many stories about the fort. The fort had a rich history It was formerly used
for defending the whole town from invaders.
When they reached the foot of the hill, they decided to get off their
bicycles. They were singing and pushing their bicycles uphill at the same time.
Soon they reached the fort. They could not go in, however, as the door was
Therefore, the three friends found a shady spot to have their picnic. They
gobbled down the food as they were very hungry. The sky was turning dark so they
decided to make a quick dash home. After clearing up, they set off.
As they were cycling downhill, suddenly Helma lost control of her bicycle.
She crashed into Aminah who was also traveling at high speed. Both of them were
flung off their bicycles. Fortunately, they only suffered superficial wounds.
They hobbled along the road until a motorist
offered them a lift to a clinic. They were disappointed that their adventure had
to end like that.