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!

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Day trip to Dreamworld!

23 Feb

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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!

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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.

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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.

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

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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…

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…snorkel at the shipwrecks…

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…or hit the dunes for a day of sandboarding…

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BUT!

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

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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…

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… took in the sights of a relaxing countryside…

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

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…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!

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

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

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

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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!

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

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