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.
This morning we drove the short distance down the Bruce highway and into Eumundi (pop. 1,924). Famous for its craft and produce markets (held every Wednesday and Saturday since 1979), … Continue reading Eumundi
Awoke to another crisp, foggy morning. We all have our individual morning departure routines down pat now. An interior clean up and final walk around Ripley to make sure everything … Continue reading Goomeri
It’s my birthday! Kelly was up early to brew me a cup of birthday steaming hot lemon tea. I sat up in bed and sipped away and unwrapped a present … Continue reading Nanango (and my birthday!)
Tenterfield (pop 4,066), is located a 3 hr drive from Brisbane, Queensland. Or a couple of hours choppy, bumpy and occasionally jolting ride north from Beardy Creek in the slow … Continue reading Tenterfield
Awoke to a chilly white morning. Even Juno, who usually bounces around on top of us until someone takes him out for a pee, took a squinting one-eyed look out … Continue reading Uralla
Late afternoon and we pulled into the Bendemeer campground about 35 minutes north of Tamworth. The sharp elbow turnoff is a little concealed, and is followed by a short 200m … Continue reading Bendemeer