Okay, here's the blog entry for yesterday, when we went on a river cruise through the Katherine Gorges. Absolutely fabulous, gorgeous, amazing, incredible - and active, too! Lots of walking, climbing over rocks (I logged it as hiking), and eve... Read more
16 April 2013
Okay, we packed our stuff. Asked for a late checkout at the hotel. Caught a cab over to the van rental place, because it was close to 95 degrees at 9:30 AM.
Nice Dutch guy, we chatted, we laughed, he showed us the van. ... Read more
DH and I took a ferry out into the Indian Ocean (okay, five minutes from the mainland, but still, out into the ocean) to Penguin Island - had a great time! I walked the entire boardwalk trail and beaches on both sides of the island, heard wild ... Read more
I saw wallabies!!!!! Koalas!!!!!! More penguins that you can imagine in one place at one time!!!!!
It was incredible!!!!
rollingluggagers.blogspo t.com.au/2013/03/wallabies -are-not-baby-kangaroos.html ... Read more
Good news - everything is benign, nothing sinister (as the dr said) - so this is great news. I'm starting back on my ST slowly, went out a bit today. Things are slowly getting better, I'm getting my strength back, and when things stop hurting ... Read more
Hi all - just a quick note to say that surgery was fine, we were back in our guest house by 1 or so, and while I'm a bit sore the pain meds are doing their job and I'm feeling pretty good. Veeery tired from the pain meds and the leftover anesth... Read more
"If, of thy mortal goods, thou art bereft,
And from thy slender store two loaves
alone to thee are left,
Sell one & from the dole,
Buy Hyacinths to feed the soul"
- Muslihuddin Sadi,
13th Century Persian Poet
"If I had but tw... Read more
So we didn't hike, or kayak, or even swim - the day got cloudy and cold for those of us sun worshippers - but it was a wonderful trip. Don't forget to click on the photos to enlarge them!
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You know how SP wants us to promote the positive? Focus on everything we do right, and not on the negatives?
Several things brought this song to mind, and I thought I'd just share it this morning. Enjoy!
Words & music by Paul Si... Read more
When we left the sunny USVI, we had no idea that the summer sun in New Zealand is actually more intense - apparently the hole in the ozone layer is closer to this part of the world, plus the air is much clearer so the sun's rays aren't filtered ... Read more