Gympie Six Mile Rest Area…Queensland

Every time I drive north. I almost always overnight-stay at the Gympie Six Mile Rest Area. I like the setting, the toilets and the distance from Brisbane…and if you can handle the noise from the trucks at night, it is a pleasant stay. The Caltex station before here provides a meal. I usually get petrolContinue reading “Gympie Six Mile Rest Area…Queensland”

Chatsworth Rest Area Gympie

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”

Gympie…Chatsworth Park Free Camp

I get to Gympie and stop for a petrol top up. The van stalls and will not start again. I call RACQ to learn the alternator has not been working and the van has to be towed to an Auto Electrician at Gympie to be looked at. The Auto Electrician discovers that though the IslandContinue reading “Gympie…Chatsworth Park Free Camp”

Birthing Pool at Gympie Queensland

Deep in the forest where the river flows. women would have walked the river bed until they reached the birthing pool where they would have participated in ritual ceremonies with an elder presiding. The natural fresh flowing spring water provided healing and soothing with energy from the surrounding rocks and the overhanging trees and shrubs.

Flooded Gympie, Maryborough and Queensland

The rains poured down from Tweed Heads through to Maryborough. I stayed overnight at Stotts Island, but fully expected the rains to continue, so packed up the wet van, and drove off at sunrise. At Gympie, the Bruce Highway was blocked at Kybong, but when I went through at 7am, the waters were down butContinue reading “Flooded Gympie, Maryborough and Queensland”

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