It’s a long way to the top, Day 106 – Burley Griffin Way more than a drive

Day 106 Thursday 18th Sept 2014 Temora to Griffith Temora was the home to champion trotter Paleface Adios also known as The Temora Torpedo. It’s been a long and adventurous holiday and once more we farewell Double or Nuthin’… at … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 106 – Burley Griffin Way more than a drive

It’s a long way to the top, Day 103 – Tranquility & Hospitality

Day 103 Monday 15th Sept 2014 Stockton to Sutton Forest The Newcastle Shipwreck Walk is on the northern breakwater at the mouth of the Hunter River. Built on the rusting hulks of numerous shipwrecks it is a place for reflection. … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 103 – Tranquility & Hospitality

It’s a long way to the top, Day 100 – How good are your sausages?

Day 100 Friday 12th Sept 2014 Sawtell to Crescent Head Woody the Elder and The Very Good Golfer head home to the Gold Coast and we make our way south to South West Rocks with Double or Nuthin’ and Shirley. The Macleay Valley is a cow’s paradise, the wide river flats of lush green grass and tall birds wading in small soaks. There are little hamlets with names like Rainbow’s End and Rainbow Reach and the perfectly wondrous Jerseyville where two storey weatherboard houses cling to the riverbanks. We buy meat from the award-winning local butcher who happens to be … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 100 – How good are your sausages?