Sunday, 31 July 2022

The Hungry Hiker Models

Wednesday 27 July 

This week we hiked at White Rock Conservation Park an hour's drive from home. We have visited it numerous times, but on a sunny day under crystal blue skies, we found it as stunning as ever. I took few photos on this occasion but we always share, so this post is the result.

We are not called the Hungry Hikers for nothing. Coffee and cake to give us energy before the walk and Vietnamese soup to restore said energy after our 'arduous' 7 kilometres!



The hike commences but thankfully this locked gate was actually not locked. Undignified climbing over was not required. We did find the authorised entrance.

We had had more rainfall over the weekend so the trail was quite sodden and muddy in places.









And now the reason why we REALLY needed the cake!








A wonderful view north, with the Brisbane skyline on the horizon, on the right of this photograph.

Our motto, "It's not the distance. It's the journey", certainly rang true today. Laughter, friendship, achievement and wondrous nature, filled our day!

I would love to read your comment.

10 comments:

  1. Wow--- strange, creepy things reaching over the edges of the cliff--- what a remarkable place. Another great post, Helen.

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  2. Thanks Bill. One giant hand reaching down to claw at the rock face!
    We wondered about the composition of the rock and how it came to be as it was.

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  3. You and your hiking friends always look like you're having a great time. Nice photos, thanks for sharing!

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  4. We certainly do, Linda. Hiking, friendship and laughter are the best medicine for staying healthy and positive! There has been a lot of sadness in the group’s life this year.

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  5. Food for the stomach and food for the soul! You were fed well on this day! Such satisfying and fulfilling scenery to see!

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    1. Another 'top' day Alexandra. We constantly say we have never had a bad hike.

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  6. Kim Fritzemeier3 August 2022 at 15:00

    The cake looked delicious. The rock formations were beautiful, but it looked like a treacherous climb in places. But I'm sure the wonderful company helped make even the hard parts more pleasant.

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    1. We take great care, Kim. All now nearing or passed 70, we don't need a fall.

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  7. Just my style, hiking and cake.

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  8. A pretty good recipe, eh? Still no link or email to your blog.

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