During the last 3 weeks Ripley1 has safely transported us across a great variety of road surfaces and conditions. From glassy smooth highways south of Brisbane, to bumpy corrugated access … Continue reading This road is RUBBISH
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 … 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 … 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.
We spent the night stealthing in the beautiful little village of Kingscliff. And by ‘stealthing’ I mean at dusk we found a quiet non-residential spot just on the edge of … Continue reading Kingscliff
Declutter your mind, your heart, your home. Let go of the heaviness that is weighing you down. Make your life simple, but significant. ― Maria Defillo One of the great … Continue reading A few good things
The original peoples of the area called it Gulum after the ‘blunt’ or ‘headless’ peak of the nearby Coolum mountain. The first Europeans here were shipwrecked in 1823, and if you … Continue reading Coolum.
In the last of the evening light, I took a bag of rubbish over to the bins on the other side of the park. And at that point saw it … Continue reading The beach at sunset.