Whenever I drive north of Brisbane, I always stop at Gympie. I usually overnight at Gympie on the way back as ts a pleasant distance from Brisbane and home for the last leg of the journey. I stay here or at the Six Mile Rest area on the other side of town. Both are geatContinue reading “Chatsworth Rest Area Gympie”
http://www.visitbrisbane.com.au/information/articles/destinations/greater-brisbane-region-tourist-drives?sc_lang=en-au The Scenic Rim region is located about an hour’s drive south of the Brisbane city centre. It’s a vast area so be sure to set aside at least a day to explore all this region has to offer. For travelling times and distances between Scenic Rim destinations, click here. This map of the area willContinue reading “Drives from Brisbane..”
One of the most popular beaches on the island, Cylinder is patrolled 365 days a year and has a gentle wave that’s great for those wanting to learn to surf, body surfers or body boarders. North Stradbroke Island Learn to Surf School will assist those wanting to learn.
Peter Lacey always be known as one of the greatest surf lifesaving competitors of all time. In 22 successive years of competition at the Australian Surf Lifesaving Championships from 1963-84, he won 18 gold, 19 silver and 10 bronze medals.
Just arrived today…and absolutely delighted. This has to be one of the best Hotels I have ever stayed at…..my room is simply awesome..well fitted with everything, including a beautiful dressing gown…and an amazing view of the entire shoreline….
Staff and friendly and courteous, the restaurant staff are delightful and the lunch excellent…I am looking forward to my stay here…
Thank you for being so wonderful…
http://www.cleancruising.com.au/itinerary.asp?sched=PACDAW269_20160308 2 Wed 9 Mar 2016 At Sea 3 Thu 10 Mar 2016 At Sea 4 Fri 11 Mar 2016 Tangalooma, Australia Originally a whaling station, Tangalooma is a resort township on the west side of Moreton Island, just a seventy minute catamaran trip from Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia. The island is home to Queensland’sContinue reading “Cruising to Moreton Island..”
After leaving Childers, I went to Burrum Heads where I visited Hillcrest..the caravan park I used to live at. Then on to Hervey Bay. It had tried to rain, and the heat and the humidity was starting to overcome me. I did a web search for somewhere to stay and relax and was able toContinue reading “Hervey Bay Econolodge…Fraser Gateway Hotel”
The township is set on a ridge overlooking fields of rich volcanic soil. Childers is renowned for its heritage character and is classified a National Trust town. The historic colonial buildings of the main street (Bruce Highway) are set amongst large, shady leopard trees. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Childers,_Queensland Europeans first arrived in the area in the 1850s. PastoralistsContinue reading “Childers Queensland”
The summer solstice occurs once a year in December when the Sun’s track across the Australian sky reaches its highest point. It is the day that has the most daylight hours of any in the year. The summer solstice usually occurs on 21 December, but can occur between 20 and 22 December. http://www.ga.gov.au/scientific-topics/astronomical/summer-and-winter-solstice An interestingContinue reading “Summer Solstice 22 December 2014 and Low Tide and High Tide Canaipa Point Russell Island”