Xmas, 3 weeks

 

I spent 3 weeks away camping at a private farm by a river, my daughter and youngest son and families came as well, we kayaked, chattered and just relaxed. Is lovely watching the horses and cows, were off the grid so it was very pleasant. Here are a few photos.

DSCF5612Campsite  Setting up campIMG_0100  Fire going to get some coals to cook on the camp ovenIMG_0059CalvesPlaying  Young calves playingIMG_0049RockyRiver  A well worn track through to our deeper hole for cooling offIMG_7306On Harvey's Chair  Sampling Harvey;s new chair, now has a back on it.IMG_7749Judy Rocky  Kayaking down the riverIMG_8250Monarch  Monarch Butterfly20151221_210923Moon  Had a go at photographing the moon with my mobile through the telescope, amazing I thought.DSCF5738  My son taking the dog for a rideDSCF5755Byron

My grandson playing with his xmas/birthday present

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Day 32

 

Friday 12th

Off for the Samurai Island re-union on Magnetic Island, we have chosen to stay on the Island for a couple of weeks.

DSCF2985 All packed and ready to head off to Magnetic Island. We are leaving the Cub behind and only taking the Wagon.

DSCF2989 Looking at Castle hill from the ferry wharf.

IMG_3620  Looking back towards the Marina in Townsville, the Patrol boat on the left is decommissioned.IMG_3636  Here comes our ride, Yeah.IMG_3649 We are aboard.IMG_3669  Jupiters in Townsville.IMG_3670  Looking out to Magnetic Island and the break waters of Townsville.IMG_3686

Leaving the break waters of Townsville.IMG_3713

Nelly Bay where we are berthing, on Magnetic.