Poppy’s first trip to America has been a source of much excitement over the past two weeks with ‘how many sleeps to go’ songs and packing. We set off after lots of goodbyes from Yogi & GranJan and Steve for our big aeroplane adventure…
Saying goodbye to Steve in Richmond
Poppy frowning because we checked in then left the airport!
Quick trip to Mitre10 Mega before our flight…
Let’s have one last kiwi fluffy before you leave
We’ll miss you, Poppy!
Adrienne & Poppy ready to leave at Nelson Airport
Steve & the kids saying goodbye at the airport
Yogi takes a photo of himself in case we forget what he looks like
Playing cards on the flight
The conductor punches our ticket
Butterfly Creek train
Meeting the farm animals in the barn
Charlotte, the giant rabbit
Ohhh! The bunny has claws!
Playing with the bunnies
Charlotte & Poppy making friends
Watching the chickens at the Butterfly Creek farm
Very loud rooster
Turtles in the Butterfly enclosure
Butterfly up close
walking from domestic to international airports in Auckland
Playland in Auckland airport waiting for our flight
Playing dominoes in the gate lounge
Bottle of milk before bed
Sleeping on the plane
Poppy sleeping in the bassinet on the plane
Waking up in the bassinet!
Watching the in-flight entertainment
Trying out the bathroom on the plane!
Loo time in the plane
At LAX waiting for Anthony
Poppy’s new booster seat for our US visit
Anthony going 70 on the freeway
Giving Anthony all the kiwi food presents – baked beans, gingernuts, minties, watties sauce and white chocolate
Watermelon break in the sun
Anthony gets his chocolate hit
Having dinner at the salad bar with Anthony
Running around Toy’R’Us with a noisy lawnmower
After a very long day – sleeping at Anthony’s house