Cruise ships are little floating worlds of excess....excess of food, booze and fun, bingo is fun right? learning the glockenspiel? line dancing? you mean you don't want to learn the difference between a boring painting and another boring painting? after a really good explore of the ship we decided that a lazy afternoon in the… Continue reading Days at sea are not wasted…..relaxing is just what holidays are for….right?
Boarding a cruise ship for the first time is like entering a new world, seemingly endless corridors with hundreds of identical doors combined with, if you're prepared to pay for it, endless 🍸 drinks 🍸 Our first stop after arriving onboard was a trip down to the Pursers Office /Passenger Services, I had read about… Continue reading Now I know why people Cruise 🚢
Walking up to Uluru it is so imposing a large slab of rock in the middle of the outback.....and when you learn the fact it really is a gigantic pebble that's mostly underground its even more impressive
Picture Uluru, Kings Canyon and Alice Springs what Springs to mind ? Hot with a side order of bloody hot? Well you wouldn't be wrong however you really need to add the worlds population of flies and rain and you would be right.....traveling in these areas without a fly net on a good hat and… Continue reading Welcome to the centre of Australia….it’s bloody hot! It’s also rained every day 🙄
The last 4 days on the Cruise Ship Steve started to suffer with a terrible cough after 2 days he went to see the ships Dr and was diagnosed with a chest infection, probably viral but here's 3 days of antibiotics just in case.....well they made no difference so Viral it must have been :-(… Continue reading Chest infection….excuse me while I choke up a lung!
When the name Bondi comes to mind you think hot sun, white sandy beach and half naked surfers.....? The beautiful beach of Bondi has many faces and yesterday we saw 2. We arrived in hot sun and strolled at the waters edge ( mindful of 🐡🦀🦐🦖🐳🐋🦑🐠) and watched the water sparkle in the sun Then… Continue reading Bondi cloudburst
It's been a couple of days since my last post, long wet day on Monday and long sunny day yesterday. On Monday we decided to be stoically British and walk to the maritime museum in the rain. Might as well have just jumped in a Circular Quay and swum round to Darling Harbour 😱..... despite… Continue reading Wet n Dry…….
At the Botanical gardens today we came across a fantastic Cactus garden with a huge range of plants....the plants had some 8 legged friends living among them and blimey spiders are big over here!
It's hard to get used to seeing Christmas trees and festive decorations around the place when is hot sun, blue sky's and 27' The beautiful tree is outside the Customs house at Circular Quay, its very strange watching people in shorts and t-shirts saunter past it, with fake snow in shop windows and Father Christmas… Continue reading Walking in a winter wonderland…..or not when its 27’
Sydney catches they eye in so many ways ....here are a few