Turtles in the local lily pond.
Ibis were everywhere, like seagulls in Melbourne...
This guy was posing nicely but crouched to take off just as I pressed the shutter button. His legs look weird.
A young water dragon - such an expressive little face!
I loved the range of artworks installed in the Botanic Gardens
These chaps were waiting for handouts outside a seafood restaurant.
A sweet little project, although the idea of knitting in the hot weather makes me feel icky!
I love water dragons!
Paperbarks in an ephemeral wetland
I particularly enjoyed looking at all the beautiful old Queenslander-style homes (my father-in-law lives in a lovely one) - they're perfectly designed for the climate, raised up high with large, wrap-around verandahs, high ceilings, and extensive breezeways, and their turn-of-the-century timber detailing can look very elegant and pretty.
Here's one that was featured on Apartment Therapy a couple of years ago (click for the slideshow)