Late last year there was a sale on flights, so I booked some. The result being that I am off somewhere on a plane almost once a month for the first 6 months of the year. You would think that would entertain me! January I went to Tasmania and February saw me back on the … More Ocean Recharge
I am prone to booking a weekend away with no itinerary. In September I found myself flying up to the Gold Coast on a whim having stumbled upon cheap flights a few weeks previous. Hmmm what to do….. I needed a walk and the Coomera Circuit in Lamington National Park caught my eye. Australian Geographic lists it … More Getting out of the city
Stopped for a night at Timber Creek. I found out when I got there that they are freshwater crocs in the the creek at the campsite. Interesting fellows to watch. For the Irish readers, generally freshies aren’t interested in humans, they leave that action up up to their saltwater cousins so I was safe as … More I got my eye on you!
It’s official I have checked in at the Heartbreak Hotel! I’m not sure acting as a signpost for toilets is … More Lost and found at the Heartbreak Hotel, Cape Crawford
There were a couple of clues on the road in, that this place was going to be different! It was well worth the drive. Boodjamulla, (Lawn Hill) National Park was simply stunning. Spent some time here hiking around. When I look at the photographs it’s hard to believe they are all from the same place … More Stretching the legs at Boodjamulla, (Lawn Hill) National Park
Decided to take a little side trip to Karumba, a town known for fishing and sunsets. I got there in time for the weekly market. Love the body language on these men, they really don’t want to be there, I think they are just about tolerating their kids. Fishing here is serious business, the golf … More Gone Fishing……….almost
Had my first taste of what it might have been like around here for the goldrush. Spent a night in a town called Croydon, population of approx 225 people. Some interesting history here and some of the original buildings remain open and refurbished. I have 2 clear favourites on my history tour, the courthouse, complete … More Gold Rush, no more
Change of scenery driving around the last few days. It’s the dry season now, but in the wet a lot will become floodplains.
Spent some time in the Atherton tablelands, The tourist guides here are so descriptive, I was expecting paradise. There is lots to see and eat around here, lush countryside and rolling hills. Decided I needed some restorative relaxation so stopped at Innot Hot Springs (Kirsty, that’s different to ‘Innit’) Such a peculiar place staffed by … More Gently does it!