Friday, August 22, 2008

A Vacation I Was Not On ...



... but still have some pictures to show you, if you are interested. They benefit of being looked at as large as possible, so go click them, and choose the largest possible setting on flickr.

My DH and DS visited Sydney, Melbourne, and Cairns. I selected a few of the over 300 pictures they took. The following are some of my favorites:


My creation



Enjoy!


Even thought they saw many sheep while on a train ride, they did not find any yarn, but they found these wonderful note books and gorgeous greeting cards by Rachel Newling. I LOVE them! I have to share the note books and pencils though, but I get first pick.

Hm, I picked a bad picture, because the note books underneath are the special ones. They are individually made from bleeding heart leaves, coconut, Padang grass, and recycled paper. They look heavy, but are very light, with lots of pages to be filled with whatever. There was also some Australian tea, which I've already sampled.

14 comments:

MrPuffy said...

The photos are gorgeous! Now aren't you glad you sent your camera with them :)

Sharon V said...

The color in the photos is beautiful! With 300 pictures, don't you feel as if you were there (almost)?

Deborah Robson said...

Love the lounging kangaroos. . . .

donyale said...

You know you only have to email me to ask for any of that sort of stuff Monika and I will pop it in a bag and wing it to the house of the White Doggies.....

lexa said...

Great pictures! If I can ever afford the airfare, one of my best friends moved to Australia about nine years ago. I have a free place to stay!

Knitted Zebra said...

The pictures are beautiful! I have always want to go to Australia and those pictures reinforce my dream!

Hope Sam is doing well today. Hugs to Sam and Biko from Sasha, Sweetie and Samson (Samson lives with us right now while his sister is with DS who can only have one dog right now).

hannah said...

The photos are beautiful. I am impressed by the one of the giant tree! But they are all very special.

The souvenirs your men took home are also very nice.

Elemmaciltur said...

Wow. they surely took some beautiful photos! And the notebooks will make great knitting/spinning notebooks!

Kris said...

Wonderful pictures, thanks for sharing them. It looks like they spent a lot of time outside.

The notebooks are beautiful.

hakucho said...

Beautiful photos!! Your camera did good, very good :)

shannon said...

what beautiful photos of the trip! and such thoughtful gifts from your "boys"...

Hege said...

So many great pictures!
It must have been a great trip.
Your new yarn is absolute beautiful, looking forward to see what you'll make of it :)

I have given you an award!

Hope you'll have a great weekend and that Sam will be feeling better soon.

Beverly said...

Beautiful photos. I can only imagine what being there was like. Thanks for sharing a snapshot of the trip.

Dreams of Yarn said...

I'm a bit behind on my blog reading :P Lovely lovely photos and goodies you brought back! It must have been a fabulous trip!