Hope you all have had a fun weekend and that the weather has been kind. It has been fine and hot ( 35 C ) here today and I have not ventured far from the air-con.
Can you guess what's in this bag?
Or in this one?
Those brown seats are the waiting area here .
Yes, you're quite right we are off on another excursion on the Citycat.
And in those bags? Why our picnic and drinks of course.
First we'll have to look on the map to see where we are going.
At the start of our journey we are at the bottom left hand end of the river - at the Queensland University - and we are travelling to the top right hand end of the river ( in Zone 2 ) to Newfarm Park.
We're off to the Moonlight Movies !
Our tickets were a Christmas gift from our son and his partner.
We'd never heard of them before.
You take a picnic tea,
Set yourself up with hired beanbags for comfort....
and when it's dark enough ( around 7:30 ) the movie starts!
So off we set along the river .
We love to travel on these fantastic catamarans as they speed along the river towards the city.
Our river is about 300m wide and it snakes it's way toward the city.
After about 20 minutes we arrived at Newfarm Park and walked to the corner of the park that is fenced off for the movies.
The "screen" is hung on the side of a building !
Everyone was getting organised on their rugs. There was some sort of special "seating " in the middle.
It didn't take us long to get settled . See the beanbag things you hire to rest against while you watch the movie?
Can you spot Tony?
Here he is !
We quickly started our picnic as the light was beginning to fade.
Everyone settled down to watch the movie. A pleasant breeze kept the mozzies away.
The movie was 2012 - about how the world was supposed to end in December 2012.
Quite entertaining without being great .
Then when it all finished we packed up and walked back to the ferry.
Our city looks lovely from the river at night so the ferry ride home was delightful.
Thanks Brett and Sarah we had a lovely night .