Wednesday, 28 September 2011

far north queensland :: the tablelands...

We're back from our little adventure up north & are slowly falling back into the rhythm of home life. Huckle & I had such a fun time with Nanna & Grandad (my folks). We spent our days seeing the sights, swimming, eating & generally lazing about & relaxing. 
Huckle decided that 4am was an awesome time to wake up (almost every morning) & I did my best not to go completely crazy. I did manage a few afternoon catch up naps on the couch, whilst Huckle was entertained (thanks Mum & Dad). So thankfully some sanity is still intact.
It was quite amazing to watch Huckle learn new things while we were away. New words, animal sounds, gestures & new forms of communication, like nodding. My little baby is changing before my eyes, he's turning into a little boy! 
Here are some pics of our adventures. These were all taken up on the tablelands, a thousand odd metres above sea level. I've never been to Cairns before (even though I spent two thirds of my life in Queensland) & I was captivated by just how different this region is to where I live now. What an amazing country we live in. I'm really itching to see more of it.
Learning to climb with Grandad, with support from Mama
Cuddles with Nanny & Grandad (who likes to pull silly faces)
Giving a 2 tonne Rhino a scratch at the Safari Zoo
At Gallo Dairy
Millaa Millaa Falls & a very big Curtain Fig Tree


Emma said...

Snap for the early wake ups. Bring on daylight savings please!

Jaclyn said...

sounds like you enjoyed your trip up North, family time is the best!

Celia said...

What a lucky boy Huckle is to be able to spend time with such loving grandparents! :)