Kelly, Juno and I took off for a short trip away to the coast for 3 days. https://youtu.be/UR1IN1wekwE I have been toying with the idea of making some short videos of our trips away. I don't think I want to make highly curated documentary travel-me-ogues like you see so many doing these days. … Continue reading Short trip away.
This short video made by Australia Post highlights the nomadic adventures of the Badger family as they travel Australia in their yellow Kombi named 'Summer' After Keenan Badger was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour that required surgery, the family totally re-evaluated their life priorities and found an old Kombi van in a Bathurst barn. … Continue reading Summer.
The surf was up at Port Maquarie (pop 45,700) when we arrived. We parked Ripley in a neat spot at the Breakwall Holiday Park which as its name describes, sits next to a breakwall smack besides the confluence of the Hastings river and the sea. We have always wanted to stay at this park, because … Continue reading Port Macquarie
Today we arrived at Red Rock (pop 274). We pulled in late afternoon, found a beautiful little park with a view and put the kettle on. Our plan was to engage Ripley’s stealth mode for the night and find a quiet spot to snuggle into. After a sleepy cup of tea we all went for … Continue reading Red Rock
Byron Bay was named after the naval officer John Byron (and grandfather of the poet Byron) by Lieutenant James Cook in 1770 whilst searching for safe anchorage. Its headland is the most easterly point of Australia, and following a litany of shipwrecks over the early years a lighthouse was built in 1901. Its massive 8 … Continue reading Byron Bay