Camping Glory March 11, 2012 By Karen Andrews 13 Comments Hello! You are welcome to subscribe to my updates for free. Happy reading!I smell, I’m tired, I’m quite badly sunburned (naughty, naughty, I know), and I could quite possibly be in bed before 8pm. We’ve been away with friends since Friday afternoon and it has been glorious fun. Riley had his sixth birthday up there – more on that later – but just look at the countryside. We went to the same place as where we went bush camping last time, but the difference in this case is I got photos! Decent ones! We hired a camper trailer this time and it was well worth the money. Riley having his birthday breakfast by the fire. (You can see the edge of our camp city on the left hand side in the bottom photo.) Wombat holes were all over the hillside. Didn’t see any though. Wildlife spottings: kangaroo, fox, cows, and an echinda. Pretty purple thistle. Evening necessity: a good fire. More to come later, once I’ve washed and gotten myself sorted out. I hope you all had a fine weekend! x Karen AndrewsKaren Andrews is the creator of Karen Andrews. This is one of the most established and well-respected parenting blogs in the country and is a two-time finalist in the Best Australian Blogs competition. She is also an author, award-winning writer, poet, editor and publisher at Miscellaneous Press. Is an exercise junkie (when she finds the time). « ‘Second Day’, International Women’s DaySuch As It Is »Comments Dorothy @ Singular Insanity says March 11, 2012 at 6:45 pm Beautiful photos, Karen. Make me want to go exploring some. It’s been a while… Reply Karen says March 13, 2012 at 8:58 pm Do it, D! Reply Veronica says March 11, 2012 at 7:58 pm It looks gorgeous and fun. Reply Karen says March 13, 2012 at 9:00 pm It was, V. Hopefully we can come and do some in Tas one day! Reply Kirstie says March 12, 2012 at 8:16 am Oh man, what nostalgia! My family took me camping every long weekend since I was seven. And I mean EVERY long weekend – like it was my parent’s religon. In my teen years I hated it, but now my head is full of great memories and experiences. My favourite plce was Pebbly Beach on the NSW coast line. The name pretty much descibes the camp spot rather accurately. I’m going to have to take my son there when he’s older. This looks like a beautiful place to camp too. Very jealous you saw a fox, they’re one of my favourite animals (even if they’re a pest to farmers). You’ve taken some lovely photos too. Kirstie recently posted..Fever Reply Karen says March 13, 2012 at 9:01 pm I envy you Kirstie – my parents hated camping and we never went. The best we got was in our backyard – which was fun in its own way I must admit Reply Kirstie says March 13, 2012 at 10:30 pm Backyard camping is always awesome, it was the best way to stay up all night talking and not have your parents telling you to be quiet and go to sleep every half hour after 10. I appreciated backyard camping more than real camping when I was a teenager. Kirstie recently posted..Eight Ball Reply Margaret says March 12, 2012 at 4:59 pm This is the place to be. I love the site of your camping. Thank you for sharing. Margaret recently posted..Wasp Killers: Natural and Alternatives Reply Karen says March 13, 2012 at 9:01 pm No problem! Reply Shirley says March 13, 2012 at 12:51 pm I love your photos. The place looks so beautiful. Thank you for sharing. Shirley recently posted..A Simple Intro to Choosing the Right Woodworking Plans Reply Karen says March 13, 2012 at 9:01 pm Thanks! Reply B + M + L x 2 says March 14, 2012 at 9:04 am What an awesome way for Riley to spend his birthday, it looks beautiful there (where is it exactly?). And what a fantastic idea to hire a camper trailer… Reply alexa says March 18, 2012 at 11:38 am looks like you had lot of fun out there wish i could spend a weekend with my family just like you did. alexa recently posted..3D Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Name * Email * Website Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.