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Friday, April 18, 2014

Kazie Australia Trip

 Barry showing off the Buddha's hand grown by our friend.

  ...who is holding two giant passion fruits. this is a guy we met on our trip to Spain in 2012, and he delights in growing a great number of different crops, including ginger, pineapples, citrus trees, bananas, avocados, papayas, and regular garden vegetables as well.

  Bougainvillea in a Brisbane park 

 Barry and Kay on Tamborine Mountain, overlooking Brisbane

 with my cousins in Honolulu

A carved table we saw in a gift store there--only $19,000! 

 with my cousin in Tamworth

 View of the rain forest on Tamborine Mountain, as seen from the Skywalk that goes right through it 

 A pair of King Parrots on the feeder beside our friends' verandah 

 With an old friend on Port Kembla Beach

 Another friend laying down the law to some pet llamas

 With friends at a restaurant overlooking Nowra on the coast south of Wollongong. Barry and Kay in front, and standing left to right: the son, and husband of Kay's school friend, another couple of friends from school days. Seated beside Kay the friend from both high school and college, opposite her and beside Barry, her 98 year old mother. 

Sydney from the air, Anzac Bridge in the center, Harbour Bridge top left

Rainbow lorikeets feeding 

 Kay with two more cousins at Mosman, overlooking the Sydney Harbour entrance

  Another friend holding her cat and a wallaby feeding while the wash dries on the rotary hoist clothesline 

  Kay at Bondi Beach 

Sulphur crested cockatoo