Riding on airplanes (which included riding escalators - Gracie says that was her favorite thing to do in Australia):
|At our airport here in Ukarumpa (an arriving plane was exciting as we waited for our own to be ready for departure)|
Left to right: Seth, Will, Marcie, David on Isaac's shoulders, Gracie
|Seth on our mission's airplane (a Kodiak single engine turboprop)|
|Reading to the kids at the airport in Port Moresby as Gavin fills out paperwork: Gracie, Will, Seth, David, Marcie|
|Marcie and Gracie on the brief flight to Australia|
|Me hugging my dad, Gracie, Marcie looking on, David in foreground, Seth also watching the hug, Will, my mom, Isaac.|
|Grandma cuddling Seth and Gracie in the morning|
POOLS (this one was heated as June/July is the Australian winter)!
|At the Curtain Fig near Yungaburra on the Atherton Tablelands above Cairns|
|Marcie with a baby calf she fed|
|All six visiting with the cows waiting to be milked (look how tall Isaac is!): Seth, Gracie, Will, Marcie, David|
Play Places and "bubble slushies" (frozen sodas) at MACDONALD'S!! Yes, I have to put it in all caps. :) I took the quints by myself one day for lunch and had a [very busy] blast! I'm looking forward to the First World for things like this!
|Seth with Marcie and Will above him in the "spider web" |
at Muddy's Playground on the Esplanade in Cairns
|Seth and Marcie at top, Will coming up below|
(Seth is our biggest climber, he who needed physical
and occupational therapy at one time! Praise God)
|Making "sand angles" while Gavin takes a picture (below)|
|Left to right: Gracie, Seth, Will, David, Marcie|
|An impromptu visit during a trip up the coast to Port Douglas - Will, Seth in my arms, Marcie|
(9) Mommy's, Grandpadad's and Grandmommy's favorite part of the Australian First World: All the fabulous COFFEE we could drink TOGETHER!
|A funny sign in the children's area of a local restaurant|