It’s that time again. Packing the bags ready to board another plane and head north west to Seattle, Washington. The laundry is done, photos cleared from the camera onto USB for organisation purposes, postcards posted and journal open for writing. I have a lot to put down – the last 3 days. Grand Canyon trip, Sedona and today’s Sunrise Trailhead hike or as I like to say Cactus Hill.
The hike may only be 2 miles or just over 4k but it is such a good workout, some flat spots, some good climbing and steep areas. But the view you get from the top is totally worth it. You feel like you’re on top of the world.
I saved all my picture taking for the trip down so I could concentrate of the job at hand, seeing as it takes an hour, and we weren’t walking overly slowly.
After lunch we went into town and did some shopping, where I picked up some cool little souvenirs and then picking up the best hamburgers for dinner.
I am now obsessed with cactus and have my own little glass family of them to bring home. I love cactus!!
After dinner we took a walk to see the sunset which was incredible. The desert certainly knows how to do a sunset. Unfortunately I haven’t got any handy to prove exactly how good it was. Another day for sure.
And I’m including a picture of what kept me going on the trip back from the GC on Thursday, so I didn’t fall asleep in the car. Caffeine and chocolate!
I have an early flight and by lunch time will be with in Seattle ready for the next instalment.
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Tagged Arizona, cactus, caffeine, car trip, chocolate, Grand Canyon, postcards, Seattle, Sedona, sleeping, souvenir shopping, souvenirs, Washington
It’s half past ten, I’ve been home for half an hour from the meeting that is usually 2 hrs only (it was super productive!!!), I’ve been busy all week and weekend, and nearly toddled off to bed without getting these pictures up and published.
Is been a while since we’ve received any, if you haven’t, or even if you have, please send more!!
We Kelly love seeing them in the post.
On our way to the airport this morning hubby and I stopped in and got Kelly’s new batch of postcards on the wall. Which is interesting as most of these are from her herself, that she posted from her long weekend away. And it gives me a chance to snow some of you more of our beautiful state of Tasmania.
I may be quiet for a few days as I have my market meeting this week, at least one, a market to attend, a craft room to clean after the storm that went through, and all the usual family requirements. I do still read your blogs, I am just a few days, a week late, but I will get a round to it (and doing lots of ‘liking’ to share my love :-D)
Smithton, where one of my sisters used to live.
Burnie. A very industrial town.
Campbell Town (which I have shown you before.
Cow Art at Ashgrove chessery.
A really nice one of Sydney from another friend.
And the best, as its Halloween, one from Transylvania.
Posted in Australia, Postcards, Tasmania, Travel Tuesday
Tagged burnie, Campbell Town, cheese, cows, friends, industry, postcards, Smithton, Stanley, Sydney, Table Cape, Tasmania, Transylvania, travel
It’s been awhile since I have posted a postcard post. Too many posts there? Ah well.
Some have come in from friends of Kelly, and two from friends of me. Or, more to point, readers of mine.
A beautiful card sent from Slovakia. I may just be having a severe blonde moment, but I haven’t idea whose tag line it is. If it yours, please let me know, and I will correct this.
And lucky last. A card from the Professor. An absolutely gorgeous building, with a little humour added in, on the back.
Time for another update. Friends of Kelly have sent her a lovely postcard from Vancouver, Canada. And a better picture of the whole wall. It is getting so big next time I’ll have to do it in sections I think.
Til next week, happy and safe travels 🙂
After a bad start to this morning which resulted in me not grabbing my camera I had to use the phone, which doesn’t give me the same visual range. The post cards which arrived care of friends from past holidays, or given to them from friends.
And the wall as it stands now. So many people have contributed and it’s looking fantastic.
We want more! It doesn’t where you are, if you can spare a couple of dollars, and write a small note, Kelly would love it.
C/- Woodbridge Post Office
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