It was time for a getaway again, but we couldn’t go far because of work commitments. I did a bit of research on Airbnb and found a lovely place in Beechmont, just under an hour away from home. We headed off on Friday afternoon, and instead of driving past Albert River Wines like we usually […]Read more "A weekend in Beechmont, Canungra and Binna Burra"
Time for another little day trip in the Gold Coast Hinterland. I had never been along this section (that I could remember, anyway!) – probably because it’s a little out of the way. We stopped for lunch at a cafe with a nice view – at least down the bottom of the property: The next […]Read more "A day at Springbrook National Park"
A group of us decided to celebrate the new year by camping at Cooloola in the Great Sandy National Park, at Teewah Beach. There were days of preparation for which only two were available, poor buggers! However, on the 29th of December, we took off towards Tewantin, from where we had to catch the ferry: […]Read more "Camping at Cooloola"
We wanted to go for a walk and explore nearby a little. I found Plunkett Conservation Park about 20 minutes from home. I’d never been there and the was little information on it on the National Park site, except that there was sandstone outcrops and there’s a guided wildflower walk coming up in September. We […]Read more "Plunkett Conservation Park, Cedar Creek"
Today was a long day. Firstly, getting up at 6am to have coffee and then go for a walk on the property where my sister lives. It’s beautiful there, and I would love to have more time to go wandering on some of the walks it offers. The light was just beautiful, too: Then it […]Read more "Coonabarabran to home"
We got up early(ish) and had a McDonalds breakfast – they don’t do the big breakfast anymore – it’s been a while, obviously! We got to the zoo just on time at 9am – we weren’t the first in line either. Seems a lot of people had the same idea! We were intending to hire […]Read more "Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Dubbo"
We packed up our stuff and left Jindabyne and headed for Adaminaby (for brekky) and then on to Yarrangobilly Caves in Kosciuszko National Park. It took us about 2 hours from Jindabyne to get to the caves. The last section of about 6km is gravel road. We just missed the 10.30 tour but booked on […]Read more "Along the road to Gundagai"