K-Team Adventures–Gordon River, Tasmania

Cruising on the Gordon River

[Early Spring, here in Australia and a good time to visit Tasmania. Ah, memories of travels with my husband (Mr. K), his brother (P1), and cousin from Switzerland (P2), to Tasmania; a brilliant and beautiful destination to virtually travel.

Many thanks to Mohamad Al Karbi for giving me the opportunity to share the T-Team’s adventures in South Australia.]

An early start, just what the K-Team love. We were to board the Wilderness Cruise Boat by 8.45am. Not as early as the last time I took the cruise. Then, in 2011, I journeyed with my mother (Mrs T), for whatever reason, the ship departed much earlier than 8.45am. Fearing we’d miss the boat, Mum and I rose at the crack of dawn and ate our breakfast at a hotel opposite the wharf while watching the sun rise on the calm waters of Macquarie Harbour; an oil painting in hues of gold and pink with ducks on the jetty. Mum’s breakfast of Eggs Benedict was less than perfect; uncooked, runny and the “whites” not white. She’s never had Eggs Benedict again. I guess there had to be some compensation for the ideal weather we had that August day in 2011.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Trekking With the T-K Couple

Mambray Creek
Southern Flinders Stop-over or Stay

[Last year, the T-K Couple camped in the Southern Flinders at Mambray Creek; just a few hours by car from Adelaide and one of the beautiful sites often overlooked as travellers journey north.

Many thanks to Mohamad Al Karbi for giving me the opportunity to share the T-Team’s adventures in South Australia.]

On this overcast spring day, we journeyed along Port Wakefield Road; our destination Mambray Creek in the Southern Flinders Ranges which is about a three-hour drive from Adelaide. Market gardens, car yards, paddocks and the occasional hotel flitted left and right of us, and we reminisced our ventures into the Flinders Ranges.

Continue reading

A gift: 50% off all WooCommerce extensions

As an affiliate partner with WordPress, I received the following offer and I’m publishing it here for those interested:

We’re giving our store owners a gift: 50% off all WooCommerce extensions on Wednesday, July 17th. This sale will run for 24 hours, from midnight to 11:59 PM on July 17th.

To benefit from the discount:

Continue reading

T-Team Series — Mt. Sonder

The Waves of Mount Sonder

G’day, Lee-Anne Marie here from Australia. First of all, heartfelt thanks to Mohamad Al Karbi who has offered the opportunity to post the T-Team adventure series for all to enjoy travel in Australia.

In this episode, the T-Team admire the wonder of Mt Sonder in the MacDonnell Ranges; scenery that inspired famous indigenous artists such as Albert Namatjira, and also artists like me. The challenge, to rise early enough to capture the sunrise on Mt. Sonder.

Continue reading

iA Writer

iAWriter-00This is not a sponsored post. I just loved this application and I think bloggers might love it too.

I talked earlier about Markdown – Please refer to Formatting our posts. I noticed that there are a lot of people use HTML in formatting the posts.

When you want to write, I assure you that you can do it using any application: Notes applications, MS Word, Apple Pages, Google Docs, or even a text file.

Continue reading

Wish I can do more to support them

The ex-husband of a close friend of mine has passed away few days ago. He left wonderful children behind filled with pain and sorrow. In order to support the kids (this might mean a lot to them), I’m posting this here for those interested in:

  1. Writing condolence on The Obituary Page (https://forestfuneralhome.com/tribute/details/15384/Jason-Laing/obituary.html)
  2. Attending the Celebration of Life or just stop in – Friday at: McKay Park, Toronto (detailed address is at the link above).

Continue reading