1: number of times we had to pull over for a carsick child (Alex). They all now have concrete evidence that tempting as it may be, it is not a good idea to read a book while their parents drive on curvy roads.
|taking a moment to recuperate from carsickness before getting back on the road|
|it feels good to treat yourself while traveling, and Saxby's ginger beer is something we all enjoyed|
5: the number of packages of Tim Tams we bought along the way. Dark chocolate is the best!
|Every time he picks me flowers, he says, "Here you go Mama, you can keep these forever." I will, in my heart.|
|there's a koala far up in the tree above us!|
|Alex said the Yarrangobilly Caves were his favorite part of the whole trip|
|our first swamp wallaby sighting, at Mimosa Rocks National Park|
|a stop at a rural primary school playground to burn off energy is as good for Sam as it is for the kids|
|Alex showing off his must-have possum doll that goes with his book by Mem Fox, Possum Magic|
I honestly don't think a family road trip could have gone any better, and I'm so glad we made this effort to see things that we can't see back in the States. I am so grateful that Garry and Johanna undertook this exchange with us!