Archive | February, 2013

Bye bye Brisbane!

28 Feb

Once again the trip to Australia is over! Piggletino decided it was absolutely important to make some friends! And here you go – Piggletino has invited a local aviator Kanga and a stubborn little wombat to join him on his trip home! Bye bye Brisbane!



Day trip to Dreamworld!

23 Feb


Piggletino was up and on the roads early to visit Dreamworld! Piggletino thinks his scout is absolutely silly to be screaming away on the thrill rides!


And while the scout was at it, Piggletino went to see the native animals of Australia – a proud ostrich, an active kangaroo, a tough-looking wombat, a lazy koala and as a bonus, a magnificent tiger!


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Yet another city!

20 Feb

After a short two-day stay at Tangalooma, Piggletino was ready to leave and head back to the city.



It was his first trip to Brisbane, a populous city of Australia, and he was looking forward to visiting a theme-park he had heard about. But before that, he had decided to take a rest in his hotel room at Oaks iStay River City apartments.


And just as the name promises, a great view of the river even as the apartment is set in the heart of the CBD!



Beach Resort: Tangalooma

16 Feb

Piggletino zipped off to Brisbane, hopped onto a boat at Holt Street Wharf and made his way right off to Tangalooma on Moreton Islands! With more than 80 land & water activities to do on the island, Piggletino was absolutely spoilt for choice!

He could hop on a quad bike…


…snorkel at the shipwrecks…


…or hit the dunes for a day of sandboarding…



Typically Piggletino decided to sit on the beach and enjoy the sea-breeze while his scout went exploring! Ah, the life of Piggletino!



Time to leave Hunter Valley

12 Feb

It was almost time to leave the Hunter Valley and Piggletino wasn’t exactly thrilled to hear that.

…he pondered…



… took in the sights of a relaxing countryside…


…grabbed another photo by the little lake near his room…



…and took off for another destination!

Hunter Valley and Peppers was such a lovely place that the little pig wouldn’t mind visiting again!


McGuigan Wines and other wineries

7 Feb

Piggletino decided to get out of the room, first stop: award-winning McGuigan Wines and its fine selections!


Of course Piggletino wouldn’t miss taking a photo with the vineyard…


before making his way to Tempus Two, of which combines traditional wine making with modern innovation –


Oh look – Piggletino bought some wine chocolates for himself from McGuigan Wines!


Checking in at Hunter Valley: Peppers Guest House

4 Feb

Having made sure he has arrived in the right place, Piggletino checked into a lovely cottage-styled accommodation – Peppers Guest House at Pokolbin! Surrounded by gardens and offering exquisite gourmet delights Peppers Guest House was a natural choice for the clever traveler Piggletino!


With such comfortable beds and awesome views, one couldn’t be sure that Piggletino ever wants to leave the room!