Harvest time then heading home.

Just look at these beautiful Russian Red tomatoes

Just look at these beautiful Russian Red tomatoes

It has been a productive and enjoyable 3 months staying here and for the past few weeks we have enjoyed the fruits of our labours. The garden has flourished and I have had fresh vegetables from the garden every day. Beans by the bucket full, silverbeet, lettuce, radish, carrots, celery, zucchini and tomatoes. Lyn had planted 6 different varieties before we arrived and I have nurtured them and just look at these beauties. They are a variety called Russian Red and they are the most delicious tasting tomatoes I have ever eaten. They are juicy and thin-skinned and give a burst of rich tomatoe flavour. They taste like summer.

6 different types of tomatoes

6 different types of tomatoes, can you spot them all?

Lyn and David arrived home from their adventures on the weekend and we have spent 3 delightful days swapping travel stories and sharing meals together, But now it is time to head home.

Matilda is packed and today we head south. It is going to be a slower journey than the trip here, the weather is hotter and we do not have a time frame so we will meander back 2000 kilometres and possibly take about 2 to 3 weeks depending on what discoveries we make on the way.

Internet connections will be sporadic so you may not hear from me for a while so until I reach home “Cheerio” to you all….

 

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15 thoughts on “Harvest time then heading home.

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  2. Arrrh nice, I read this when it came in via my phone it was minus the pictures and wow, look at those tomatoes Wonderful…. I guess I am a little envious of your nomad spirit as deep down I think I could have easily embraced such an existence…
    But I am happy with my roots and its so lovely to read about your’s and Jacks travels, you are such a wonderful delight to have met upon the cyber space …
    Take care upon your travels and sending you both much love and Blessings
    From a Dreamwalker may the Force always be with you two! 😉 xxx
    Sue

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  3. The size of those tomatoe’s are brilliant. I haven’t seen or heard of Russian Red Tomatoe’s before.
    Safe travel home.

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  4. oh my! everything looks absolutely wonderful! making me hungry just looking at the pics!

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  5. poppytump

    Enjoy your meanderings homeward bound PP Jack and Matilda !
    Catch up when you can ….

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    • G’day Poppy, well I wasn’t out of the cyber link long was I? 205 kilometres today and we are in a caravan park right on the coast at a place called Cardwell with free internet connection so I have not been deprived of my blogging community connections

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  6. Have a wonderful and safe trip home. Those veggies look marvellous. What wonderful housesitters you and Jack are. You even do the gardening. 🙂

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  7. You and Jack rock ma deah! Have an excellent journey and I look forward to hearing about it when you can post! Safe travels~

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