We arrived in Stanthorpe, the coolest region in the state, and found work picking tomatoes at one of the local farms for a couple of weeks. During our time there we attended the annual Apple & Grape Harvest Festival and spent a day at Girraween National Park.
We started working at a tomato farm in Stanthorpe!
Craig having to work a bit harder to reach the bigger tomatoes!
Bucket looks a bit small for that one!
That’s a better size
Oops! Craig slips and falls head first into a rotten tomato!
Workers on their break
View from the top of the farm, overlooking the town
At the local pub meeting friends for a drink
Watching the street parade at the annual Apple & Grape Harvest Festival
Getting a picture with Jono and Bella, the festival mascots!
Having a bottle of wine in the park
Enjoying our day off with a trip to Storm King Dam
Large cactus plant on the tomato farm
A day at Girraween National Park
Getting a picture by the Granite Arch
Climbing the steep terrain up to the Pyramids!
Amazing view from the top
Exploring the large rocks
Back on flat land
We spent a few days in Pattaya for our friend’s birthday
The start of our 5 week trip through Southeast Asia in September 2013. We met friends in Khao San Road in Bangkok and enjoyed visiting a few temples while we were there
Dinner and drinks with our friends on Khao San Road – backpacker central!
Getting a picture on the famous Bangkok street
Visiting the Grand Palace
Outside Temple of the Emerald Buddha
The Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho, one of Thailand’s oldest and largest temples
Last shot on Khao San Road before leaving for Pattaya