Camping at Cooloola

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: […]

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A Noosa Getaway

My friend, Eileen, asked me to accompany her on a mid-week getaway to Noosa and I was easy to convince. I thought I’d not see anything new, because I’ve been to Noosa before….I was so wrong! First stop was at our accommodations at Noosa Lakes Resort at Tewantin. Though we were there a couple of […]

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On the road in Queensland

The road from Carnarvon Gorge to Springsure We packed up our camp on Sunday morning. It took us exactly three hours!! I’m sure we’ll get faster at this, with more experience. We hit the (dirt) road, heading towards Emerald. We pulled over a few times to take some panoramic shots: We stopped off at the […]

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Glasshouse Mountains Getaway

Even though I’d just been on a couple of weekends away, I’m always up for a trip. Donald wanted to go to the Glass House Mountains and stay in accommodations with a fireplace, so I found a place. We booked and headed up there on Monday morning. We hadn’t had breakfast before leaving, so we […]

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Ballandean – Granite Belt

Our trivia team decided to head to the Granite Belt for a weekend of wining and dining. My friend and I headed down there on Friday morning, stopping for a late brekky at the Halfway Cafe. Then it was back on the road to meet with some of the team for lunch. I’d read good […]

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Government House Open Day

Queensland Government House had an open day on the weekend. I had it mixed up with Old Government House in the city and was very surprised to find it wasn’t there at all, but in Bardon. The event was very popular and we had to line up for ages to get inside. A lot of […]

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