On Tuesday night, I went for a walk on the beach but was not prepared for the intensity of a Palm Cove evening. You can’t see the animals; you can just hear them. You hear them making sounds that usually preclude someone being killed as they foolishly walk alone in a strange land. As I [...]
Category: Adventures by Disney
On Monday, our ‘adventure’ took us to the Tjabuki Aboriginal Culture Park. Located about 20 minutes from our hotel, this bus ride did not include any warnings about how we were likely going to die, but I think that’s only because the ride there was too short.
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” – so goes the opening of one of Charles Dickens classic novels – A Tale of Two Cities. Although, when Dickens wrote that famous phrase, I seriously doubt he meant ‘best of times’ (I’m on vacation in Australia) and ‘worst of times’ (I [...]
Oh, where to begin. First, let me say that my updates to the blog may be more challenging than I could have possibly imagined. The resort has no Wi-Fi. How a five star resort gets by without Wi-Fi is beyond me, but perhaps we’re just spoiled with that in America and the rest of the [...]
When I say that I’ve been wanting to visit Australia for most of my life, I’m not exaggerating. I was 10 years old when I did a book report for school on Australia – and from that moment I was enamored with the idea of one day visiting that place myself. Mind you I also [...]