Shakespear Regional Park encompasses the lush rolling hills at the end of Whangaparaoa Peninsula. It’s an open bird sanctuary, with three main beaches, hours of hiking trails, a waterfall, a popular camp ground, and a lookout tower with 360-degree views. Open to the public, Shakespear Park is a gathering spot for families and whanau alike. […]
Our recent trip nearly circumnavigating Australia (Melbourne to Perth over the top) was our fifth visit to this diverse island nation. Living in New Zealand, it’s only a 3-hour flight from Auckland to Sydney. While I typically share photos of the dramatic landscape, seascapes, and architecture, today’s post is about the Australian animals that we […]
Perth was our port of disembarkation on our recent Royal Caribbean cruise, allowing us several days before we flew home. Our first time in Western Australia and of course we already want to return for a much more elaborate exploration of the region. We did have time for a city tour, a river cruise to Fremantle, a […]
On part of today’s walk through Shakespear Park in Auckland (New Zealand) hubby and I parallel an electric fence. We were well beyond the paddock that held the adorable black lambs. Escape route gone, my rational mind takes over and I know these cows are not going to harm us. They are used to humans. (Even […]
Look at this cow: Gorgeous, isn’t it? If your thought is, “Cows are female, that’s a steer,” then you already probably know more than I did when I started this hike. I wasn’t looking for cows, as I am intimidated by them. My plan was to take a dozen little girls on a hike to […]
Last weeks “Cow in Truck” photo from Oman was so popular, I thought I would share this “Cow in Tall Truck photo I took in Morocco. Cow in Tall Truck Cow In Tall Truck, On the road in Morocco © Rhonda Albom 2012-2013 Submitted for Wordless Wednesday.
As we were driving in Oman our guide and driver pointed out the front window and simply said, “Cow in truck.” I looked up, I laughed, I took a photo. Here it is: Cow in Truck Cow In Truck, On the road between Muscat and Nizwa in Oman © Rhonda Albom 2012 This Is a […]
Moo . . . A play on an old joke . . . Why did the cow cross the road? Or in this case . . . photos ©Rhonda Albom A bit of fun in Northern Queensland, Australia, as we were driving on the back roads. It’s really that unusual for us. Living in New […]