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
Loving life on the Gold Coast!
We put job hunting to one side for a while and treated ourselves to an unlimited pass to a few of the amazing theme parks on the Gold Coast – Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet ‘n’ Wild.
Watching the penguins at Sea World
Treating ourselves to a Dominos Pizza after a great day out
Fun day at Warner Bros Movie World!
Gazing up at the massive Christmas tree
Craig posing for a picture before we queue to go on the Superman rollercoaster
On the log flumes
Calypso Beach at Wet ‘n Wild water park
Floating round on our rubber ring!