|This is one of our favorite photos in Tasmania, taken through the glass of the living room window as the sun began to set.|
|Boats in the river channel on a cloudy day.|
|Church located outside of Geeveston, Tasmania.|
|After a big rain helicopter blades dry the cherrry orchard across the road.|
|A calf nursing an almost same-sized mom.|
Also, we were able to eliminate one of our carry on bags, the duffel bag which we've hauled with us since the onset of our travels. It been loaded with jeans, shorts and cargo type pants too heavy to place in our checked bags.
|Calla lily in the garden.|
|Decorative item they'd puchased in Africa shown at the entrance to Anne and Rob's garden.|
|Huon River from the front lawn.|
As mentioned, below is our chart of total expenses for the six weeks we spent in the Huon Valley of Tasmania. To see the final expenses for Penguin, Australia, please click here.
|Expense||US Dollar||Australian Dollar|
|Vacation Rental||$ 3,490.99||$ 4,550.30|
|Airfare||$ 241.68||$ 315.02|
|Rental Car/Fuel||$ 1,979.2||$ 2,579.86|
|Wifi||$ 48.00||$ 62.57|
|Groceries||$ 1,174.96||$ 1,531.49|
|Cleaning||$ 191.50||$ 250.00|
|Medical & Pharmacy||$ 709.51||$ 924.80|
|Total||$ 7,835.91||$ 10,214.04|
|Average Monthly Cost||$ 5,554.21||$ 6,964.12|
|Avg Daily Cost - 44 days||$ 185.14||$ 232.14|
|Wood carvings with historic themes are found throughout Tasmania.|
Next time you "hear" from us, we'll be posting from the ship at the usual time other daily posts are uploaded. See you soon!
Be safe. Be happy!
Photo from one year ago today, March 1, 2016:
|It was one year ago today that we lost our dear friend Richard, who made our four month stay in Kauai an absolutely glorious social stay on the gorgeous island. We'll always miss him and his dear wife Elaine. Please click here for details.|