Day 95 Sunday Sep 7th 2014 Sapphire Beach to Sawtell The Best Man and M head off early on their way home, inland via Tamworth. We pack up in the rain and brace ourselves for the long drive to Sawtell … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 95 – Sawtell
Day 94 Sunday Sep 7th 2014 Sapphire Beach We’re in luck it’s warm enough to have breakfast outside with the brush turkeys. A walk through the nearby quite new housing estate leads to spacious parklands and access to the beach and back to camp. The surf is still pounding so it is refreshing. To celebrate Father’s Day M suggests that we all meet in Coffs Harbour for lunch at the Park Beach Bowls Club (I think ‘bowlo’ is the term around here). Towing Kms: 0 Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 94 – Did someone say bowlo?
Day 93 Saturday Sep 6th 2014 Yelgun to Sapphire Beach It was a quiet night and no traffic noise. We have a breakfast coffee at Brunswick Heads and the local market is in full swing beside the river. The town … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 93 – Sapphire Beach
Day 92 Friday Sep 5th 2014 Brisbane to Yelgun We have a late breakfast with Double or Nuthin’ and Shirley before heading off down the M1 to the border. It is sad to be leaving Queensland after such a long stay. We have fish and chips on the river at Tweed Heads then stop for the night at Yelgun rest area. The rest area is about one minute off the Pacific Highway and is on the Brunswick Valley Way. There is no noise from the highway and little from the road beside us. The facilities are modern and good. We … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 92 – A different view
Day 90 Wednesday Sep 3rd 2014 Rainbow Beach to Brisbane We’re woken by the kookaburras to a clear pleasant morning. There is a light breeze. It’s time to leave and continue the journey south. Tired of the Bruce Highway we … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Days 90 & 91 – Reacquainting with city ways
Day 89 Tue Sep 2nd 2014 Rainbow Beach We climb the Carlo Sand Blow which is impressive as it rises directly behind the town. One side drops away to the sea with views of Double Island Point. The other overlooks … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 89 – Carlo Sand Blow
Day 88 Mon Sep 1st 2014 Rainbow Beach It’s Monday morning and it is warm enough to eat breakfast outdoors again. In front of us there is a rather noisy camp of people who we’ve noticed won’t walk to the … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 88 – Who’s the boss?
Day 87 Sunday Aug 31st 2014 Maryborough to Rainbow Beach We had a cold night and there is dew on the lawn this morning. It is a short drive to Rainbow Beach and we’re camped only 3kms out of town … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 87 – Carlo Point
Days 85 & 86 Fri & Sat Aug 29 & 30th 2014 Maryborough The weather is warm so we do some housekeeping, shopping, exploring and visit the hairdresser. The hairdresser tells me that Maryborough has an annual charity pub crawl … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 85 & 86 – Wandering Maryborough
Day 84 Thursday Aug 28th 2014 Gayndah to Maryborough We wake to a warm morning and the traffic that starts at about 6:00am. The mayor of North Burnett, Don Waugh drops by for a chat and to make sure that … Continue reading It’s a long way to the top, Day 84 – Marybra