Arrival at Carnarvon Gorge I had booked the Takarakka Bush Resort in advance, because I’d read that they tend to be quite busy and we were staying 5 nights. They put on talks about the Gorge and what to expect, every afternoon at 4.30pm, so we wanted to be around for that. We arrived at […]Read more "Camping Trip – Four days and five nights at Carnarvon Gorge"
This was my first camping trip since I can remember camping as a child – and it happened to have been not too far from where we went on this trip! (ETA: Except for the camping trips to Cairns I went on in my twenties and thirties that I’d completely forgotten about!) Since we’d borrowed […]Read more "Camping trip – Overnight in Miles"
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 […]Read more "Glasshouse Mountains Getaway"
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 […]Read more "Ballandean – Granite Belt"
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 […]Read more "Government House Open Day"
Sight-seeing in Brisbane counts as a trip, right? I found out about Brisbane Open House a couple of days before it was on last weekend and was very happy I did. There were some very interesting buildings involved. Just wish I would have had more time to see them! (Visited 211 time, 1 visit today)Read more "Brisbane Open House 2014"
The last bit of tourism for now was a trip to Mt Coot-tha. Firstly up to the Lookout for some nice views across the city and coffee and cake while doing so.Read more "Mt Coot-tha Lookout and Botanic Gardens"