The Mountains

Dramatic mountains and road near Gordon River, Tasmania

I’m standing in the national park visitor centre and I have the ranger’s full attention. She was practically raised in these mountains, but she’s never heard of the Broken Duck Spur, Left-Foot Peak, the Dodo Saddle or Belt-Buckle Ridge."Strange,” I say to her “my dad’s been hiking these mountains for years, and that’s what he’s … Continue reading The Mountains

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Jenny and Joey

Ollantaytambo, Urubamba valley of Peru with storm clouds in the sky.

“Look at those mountains Joey. What do you think they’re made of?” “I dunno.” “See how dark they are? What else do you know that’s dark like that?” “Chocolate!” “Good guess Joey. But they aren’t made of chocolate. Any other guesses?” “Poo!” Jenny stifled a laugh. “Another good guess, but they’re made of rock. You … Continue reading Jenny and Joey