Saturday, August 9, 2014

A Weekend on a Houseboat!

When Mum and Dad were up in May, Mum went in the Diamond Dig. Within five minutes she dug up a weekend for 7 on a local luxury houseboat! Out of all the prizes that were on offer (including pink diamonds, this is the one I really wanted to win!) So everybody was very excited when we took it out one weekend in June.

It was very easy to drive, you didn't even have to have your hands on the wheel!

Our boat became the tender of  the houseboat! We towed it up rather than drive it, save on fuel that way.

We putted up the river for about four hours, putted very slowly and moored here. This was the view from the front...

And this was the view from the back. Dad is watching the sunrise here. Shortly after this photo we lifted the cover off the BBQ and cooked breakfast on the top deck.

On Sunday morning after breakfast we untied the little boat and drove back to the boat ramp to Celebrity Tree Park where we meet with our Girl Guide Unit and helped the Governor General who was visiting town plant a tree at the park. It was such an amazing experience for the girls. After the tree planting we popped back in the boat and drove back to the houseboat, it was a great weekend.

Thanks Nan for digging up such a great prize for us to all share!

1 comment:

  1. Helen that looks like an absolutely fabulous weekend