Tuesday, November 8, 2011

A little bit of heaven.......


Just flew in to Sydney from Hobart. Have WiFi so can load a few pics to tweak your interest!! 


View of the Chatham Islands from our suite on the Orion


Pinnacle Rock, Chatham Islands, NZ at sunset


King Penguin Colony - Sandy Bay, Macquarie Island, Australia


Mating Elephant Seals and King Penguins - Macquarie Island

AND there will be so many more!!!!

22 comments:

  1. Mary these shots are stunning!
    I cannot believe that you got so close to the seals and the penguins.
    The glimpse of your cabin has piqued my interest, will there be more of the inside?

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  2. Wonderful pictures, looking forward to the rest.

    Glad you are having a great trip.

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  3. You may be right - a bit of heaven. Thanks for taking time out of your wonderful trip to post these pix. Hope all your days are this beautiful.

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  4. Fabulous photos Mary - what a great trip you must be having. New Zealand looks beautiful, I know it's somewhere that my DH would love to visit.

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  5. Wow, can't wait to see more! Thanks for sharing, Mary!

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  6. Oh my goodness. I AM tweaked. Miss you.
    XO, Jeanne

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  7. Oh my gosh! I can't believe you were so close! That is truely amazing! Are you SURE Paula does not need another granddaughter??

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  8. Oh my gosh, Mary. That view out your window takes my breath away.

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  9. Oh, Mary, what an amazing experience. Your photos make me feel as if I'm right there on that beach. Thank you for sharing this fabulous trip with all of us. ~ Hugs, Sarah

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  10. ooohhh! beautiful beautiful photos Mary!!!! those seals are huge. you must have a such a wondrous time in there.

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  11. Gorgeous shots, Mary. What a wonderful trip you're having! Thanks for taking the time to share it with us.

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  12. Just lovely and so exciting to see. Wonderful, you have made it to Australia. I can't wait for more, you just tease us with these beautiful pictures.

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  13. Roamnce looks pretty uncomfortable on MacQuarie Island....love the penquins!

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  14. Your photos are spectacular! What a fabulous trip you had.

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  15. Absolutely breathtaking! I am looking forward to others.

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  16. Amazing photos Mary! You have seen so many wonderful things to share and I look forward to your posts of this wonderful trip. Blessings, Pamela

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  17. Mary, I'm late catching up as we have just sold our house & are moving to Teignmouth. Photos look fantastic and I'm looking forward to seeing the rest.
    Stay safe
    JJ

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  18. Delightful captures Mary - especially like the composition of the view from your cabin and the second snap of birds in flight.

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  19. OMG you're killing me with this beautiful scenario...... you must be living in a dream, I'm sure I would!

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  20. I love the second picture, and the one of the penguins and elephant seals is just fabulous!
    Take Care,
    Ulrike

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  21. Oh my goodness, we're in for a treat when you get home!

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  22. My word...I didn't realize that elephant seals were THAT large!!!

    Wonderful photos, Mary!

    xo
    Deborah

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