Thursday, June 4, 2009

Marty Goes to Bowen

In Australia, we have a funny trend of making 'Big Things'. They have to be bigger than real-life, and artificial to be counted as a 'Big Thing'. I tried to visit the ones I passed on the way to Sydney.

This snake is in a national park in Ayr. I had to pose with the man, because I am a mouse, so a snake is understandably scary.

For lunch, we stopped in Bowen. Bowen is the town that a lot of scenes in the movie 'Australia' were filmed. I sat on the beach with my Hunky Hugh Jackman pie, dreaming of Nicole Kidman.
On the way out of Bowen, I passed another Big Thing. Bowen is famous for mangoes, so they have their very own Big Mango. Here I am with my locally made mango icecream.

14 comments:

Tom, Tama-Chan and Sei-Chan said...

We're really enjoying the sight-seeing! Thanks!

Aniemother said...

You must have such an exciting trip!

B

Parker said...

Marty, I am enjoying your tour very much!

Poppy Q said...

Shorts and jandals - we wish it was that warm in Welly. Enjoy your trip.

Gandalf and Grayson said...

Mom hasn't finished watching Australia yet, but we are pretty sure she agrees that Hugh Jackman is hunky!

Cory said...

Marty...BE CAREFUL around that big snake!

Love the big things!

Angel and Kirby said...

Those Big Things are interesting! Mom and Dad just watched Australia and loved it.

Everycat said...

Crikey! so much to catch up on! Well done with your last fosters, they looked so healthy in their last post. I hope the move is going well and you can settle down happily and maybe start fostering again.

We will be back to blogging soon. Thanks for visiting us!

Whicky Wuudler

Daisy said...

Aaahhhh! I am too scairted of the giant snake to even look!

jenianddean said...

That is some crazy big stuff!
--Jasper

VampyVictor said...

Oh guys!! I take it from your last visit you're here!! Momma says that seeing you guys will be so close to it you has to visit their favourite Italian restaurant.. it is delicious!
hehe on another note we like big things! That is cool you did the big thing tour haha
V-V

Pablo said...

Hey, you're just like the father and son in the Telstra Bigpond ad, visiting all the 'big' things... hope you're traveling in a kombi too!

Mickey,Georgia , Tillie said...

Gee Marty,those BIG things must be a bit scary,heehee Good thing they are not alive!
Mom still would faing at the spider though,hahahaha!!!
The snake is OK :)
Purrs Mickey,Georgia & Tillie

Cheyenne -Millie said...

Mango icecream.... yummy!