I went to the Information Centre at Tarooma asking where to camp and was told to visit Possum Pak at Miles. It was actually a few kms before Miles as I drove along and Possum Park was certainly a delight. My first impression was a wonderful garden in the dry country and meeting the friendlyContinue reading “Possum Park Miles Queensland”
Abrolhos, a coral reef archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Mid West Western Australia. The Abrolhos Islands and their surrounding coral reef communities form one of Western Australia’s unique marine areas https://www.australiascoralcoast.com/destination/abrolhos-islands The Islands lie about 60 kilometres west of Geraldton, on the Western Australian coast, and consist of 122 islands clustered into three main groups:Continue reading “Abrolhos Islands”
While the world heritage national parks are the primary attractions for many people, the winding roads with ample restaurants, cafes and arts and crafts outlets, can provide an interesting and scenic self drive discovery day tour. Numerous look-outs and road side stops along the way, offer stunning views and photo opportunities of the rainforest clad valleys andContinue reading “Gold Coast Hinterland”
The winter solstice, hiemal solstice or hibernal solstice, also known as midwinter, occurs when one of the Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in each hemisphere (Northern and Southern). For that hemisphere, the winter solstice is the day with the shortest period of daylight and longest night of the year, whenContinue reading “Winter Solstice”
There is something about a misty, moisty morning. Its now mid June and supposedly winter but since sometime last winter Queensland has had some very hot weather with sunny days and bright moonlit nights and vert few misty mornings. In fact the misty mornings have vagely appeared after rain all night and they have beenContinue reading “Misty Moisty Morning”
I drove through Maryborough, over the bridge and on towards Childers when I saw the Sign saying Maryborough Showgrounds. I turned in there and drove to the end parking area where the Swap Meet was being held. It was just red dirt track and a few vehicles were there setting up their stalls for theContinue reading “Maryborough West Showgrounds”
Sunset May 18….
Jumpinpin Bar is located between North and South Stradbroke Island and was created literally by the dynamiting of the ship Cambus Wallace and the tides and winds. It is a sandy cove safe for swimming, boating and sand walking
Enjoy the Airlie Beach Lagoon
Between the palm-fringed beach and the main street is a huge man-made lagoon where you can swim all year round. Lifeguards are on duty during daylight hours. There’s a kids’ pool and the surrounding parkland has lots of shade and free barbecues.