7. Using distractions Balsa wood can be a lightweight wood variety taken from trees of the name that hail from your rainforests of Central America, South America, plus some other regions. The warm and humid conditions in these areas are fantastic for the development of this plant. Balsa trees grow very rapidly - it usually takes only a decade for any tree being mature enough for cutting. However, once past the ten-year marker, an unharvested tree would harden on the exterior and rot inside, making this a useless piece. Suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs, this Torquay town walk, marks the resort's link with Agatha Christie, it's most popular inhabitant. Starting from Torquay's Tourist Information Centre it will require you throughout the harbour and beach areas. Covering reasonably flat ground and ten landmarks, children and adults will enjoy solving the mystery on the way, with lots of chances to avoid on an ice-cream or coffee, and even look for the numerous geocaches hidden along the way. Long before there was machines to sort out on and competitive sports to keep us moving and before wars were being fought, man didn't think about fitness and health as a technique of keeping healthy. He simply knew that if he didn't hunt, he wouldn't eat of course, if he didn't run, something would hunt him. They were challenging times that focused simply on survival.