Monthly Archives: April 2013

Storm Season

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Botanic gardens

A happy afternoon pottering around the botanic gardens, admiring other people’s hard work.

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Up the Mountain Together

A cool day, so we trudged up the mountain looking for wildlife, interesting things and ice cream. The ice cream at the top was delicious.

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From the Mountains to the Mangroves

Yesterday was mountains and rain forests. Today we went as far from the watersheds as you can get and visited Boondall Wetlands. It’s an area of about 1000ha of coastal forest and mangrove swamps. Since it’s located on the other … Continue reading

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Mount Tamborine

I’m still on holiday. We try to make the most of time off so today we boarded the enormous truck and pointed it southwards towards Mount Tamborine. This is a 600m high remnant of the Tweed shield volcano which blew … Continue reading

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More from the zoo

Wombat, awake. Very unusual. Same wombat. Snoozing emu. Dingo. Also snoozing. Python. World’s fattest water dragon.

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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

Birthday trip to the zoo. Bush Turkey. These roost in our trees at home. Wallaby. Emu. This one sneaked up on me. “Turn around very slowly…” Obligatory koala. Jailbird.

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