Ryan's on the River
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... supplement their diets with a nutritional
sandy-coloured paste fed in a syringe. I finished my cleaning and had
a rare pet of the large male lace monitor that was found dead this
morning. I felt for his keeper, Rory. There was another small lizard,
also dead on the table. Today was not a good day for reptiles! But,
petting the monitor was a unique experience, even if he was stiff and
I had loose afternoon plans, so I went
up into ...
... who is fully reclined on its side, having a
snooze. I wanted to just rest my head on his belly and enjoy the
proximity. But, I doubt the jack would have had that.
He got up and started grazing. A
red-necked wallaby came over and said hello. We just chatted about
animals and watched the macropods hop their way lazily past. It was
very calming. The sun was out in force, and I was basking in it like
a lizard. What a great afternoon!
It was Friday at last. The last day of school for the kids, and 16 days of freedom ahead of us. I had been packing and washing clothes for the last two days and letting our Roomba vacuum tidy up the house before we were due to leave. I had bought a portable dual screen in-car DVD player and did a test run. It worked particularly well with the sound plugged into the car's stereo system - surround sound movies for the kids. I picked up the kids from school at 3pm and they were ...
... city's top attractions:
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
This is the largest koala sanctuary in the world and was the first to be established. It was founded in 1927 and as well as the koalas, also houses a zoo containing only Australian native species.
... the Boundary street markets on weekends.