Happy and Sweet and Sad

I would like to share a few shots from my recent travels here. A combination of experiences in my never-ending story of growth.

HAPPY

In January I spent some time camping. I went to Narawntapu National Park driven by my desire to see wombats in wild. They love digging and eating the roots. Yum!

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I recorded some of my wombat mania adventures here:

Some other memorable delights were the sightings of kangaroos and wallabies,

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amongst the magical scenery,

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as well as thousands of crabs at a beach in Bicheno.

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The most delightful experience was watching little penguins. I was amazed with the fact that these gentle, fragile looking creatures were able to face the ferocious ocean. Seeing them walking in a line, watching for one another, wobbling in the cutest way, was a heart-melting moment. I saw some baby penguins too, which surprisingly were quite noisy and bold.

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SWEET

In February I went to Adelaide. I visited Central Market and dropped in a vegan cafe, where I had a lovely, spicy, gourmet meal.

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At the Rundle Mall, I found a stall selling figs. These were the best figs I have ever had in Australia, sweet and ripe, and dark red inside, just like the figs I remember from Greece.

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Back home, the plums are ripe already.

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Another, February camping trip. Enjoying an apple tart

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zucchini noodles

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or some berries.

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SAD

At the Fortescu Bay, I spotted numerous wonders of life. A flower that grows on the rocks, defying all the odds.

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A caterpillar that looks like a piece of wood.

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Magnificent forests, the ocean and the beach.

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However, I left this place feeling rather sad. This was due to me finding multiple dead penguins on the beach. The result of over-fishing by efficient humans, who are not so efficient in being able to care!

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