When Tim and I first visited Tasmania in 2014, people had one of two reactions. The first was, “Is that in Africa?” and the second was, “Why? There’s nothing to do there.” Now, four years later, the attitude towards Tasmania has changed dramatically! Australia’s island state (by the way, no, Tasmania is not in Africa) … Continue reading Three Week Road Trip Itinerary in Tasmania
Our visit to Stewart Island (New Zealand's third-largest island, just south of the South Island) was one of the highlights of our road trip around the country. To be honest, though, we'd never even heard of it before booking our Stray Maximus Pass and seeing it on their itinerary. I'm so glad we went! This … Continue reading Stewart Island – New Zealand’s Third Island
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to Kalispell, Montana Friday: Hiking to Iceberg Lake Saturday: Highline Trail Sunday: Relaxing day at the Lake MacDonald Lodge Monday: Fly back to ATL Dates: August 11-15, 2016 Our Odyssey: Tim and I had wanted to visit Glacier National Park for several years. This summer, we decided to make it one of … Continue reading Might as Well Be Going to the Sun
Alligators in Big Cypress National Preserve
Itinerary: Saturday- Tuesday: Miami and Biscayne National Park Tuesday- Friday: Key West and Dry Tortugas National Park Friday- Sunday: Everglades National Park Dates: December 26, 2015 to January 3, 2016 Our Odyssey: Friday, January 1 we made the drive back east through the keys, heading to Homestead, Florida, a small, sleepy town near the entrance … Continue reading Gators and Glades
We saw so many great birds in southern Florida! Here are my favorite pictures. Brown pelican (at the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center) Barn owl (at the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center) Blue jays (at the Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center) Brown pelicans in flight (Florida Keys) Egret (Everglades National Park) Great … Continue reading Birds of Southern Florida
Itinerary: Thursday: Fly to Jackson Hole, WY and sleep there Friday: Drive through Grand Tetons National Park and Yellowstone National Park on the way to West Yellowstone, MT Saturday-Sunday: Exploring Yellowstone Monday: Fly back Dates: May 7-11, 2015 Our Odyssey: Tim and I spent a lot of time this past December and January (before we … Continue reading Anniversary Trip to Yellowstone
Baby koala and his mom at the Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary- simply adorable!
1. Erskine Falls in Lorne. 2. Wild koala in a tree!