The Bloody Long Walk Brisbane | 35km Walking Challenge

The Bloody Long Walk Brisbane | 35km Walking Challenge “If you haven’t any charity in your heart, You have the worst kind of heart trouble.” Since when does a Queenslander say no to a challenge? Call it intimidating, call it crazy, and call it the “mother of all charity walks”… one thing’s for sure: at … More The Bloody Long Walk Brisbane | 35km Walking Challenge

STYLE YOUR WAY, FERNY HILLS, QUEENSLAND. AUSTRALIA

Style Your Way Shop 6, 18-20 Ferny Way, Ferny Hills (1.18 mi) Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4055 Australia prides itself on being a giving nation. But would you give unconditionally to a homeless person and be okay with not knowing what your money was spent on?  Haircuts, clean clothes, a warm dry place to store their … More STYLE YOUR WAY, FERNY HILLS, QUEENSLAND. AUSTRALIA

P&O BARRIER REEF DISCOVERY, QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA, Part 2

BARRIER REEF DISCOVERY Upon leaving Airlie Beach we sailed overnight on various NW and N’ly heading navigating through confined waters, continuing further up the East Coast of Australia to Yorkey’s Knob (Cairns). We arrived early morning to strong winds at Yorkey’s Knob and the Captain decided to cancel tender activities for shore excursions. So we … More P&O BARRIER REEF DISCOVERY, QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA, Part 2

P&O BARRIER REEF DISCOVERY, QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA

BARRIER REEF DISCOVERY The ship carries 2020 passengers over 11 decks and offers itineraries to the South Pacific and Tropical Queensland coast. It was constructed in 1991 but has recently undergone a multi-million dollar update. Accommodation options range from quad-share inside cabins to full balcony suites, and some interconnecting cabins are available for families and … More P&O BARRIER REEF DISCOVERY, QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA

POVERTY POINT, COOLOOLA NATIONAL PARK. QLD

POVERTY POINT, COOLOOLA NATIONAL PARK. QLD One of our secret campsites is Poverty Point in the Cooloola National Park. The Cooloola National Park is an incredible diversity of landscapes, stretching from the North Shore of the Noosa River, through open wallum heathland, to mangroves along Tin Can Bay.  There are tropical rainforests, crystal clear lakes … More POVERTY POINT, COOLOOLA NATIONAL PARK. QLD

STRADBROKE ISLAND, QLD

STRADBROKE ISLAND, QLD  We’ve done both, often, Morton Island is the one that would be most likely described as a ‘Paradise’, but Stradbroke, or Straddie as it’s known, is much more rugged and without doubt,  our favourite of the two. We left straight after work on Friday evening so as to maximize our time on … More STRADBROKE ISLAND, QLD

TWEED HEADS, NSW

TWEED HEADS GETAWAY Up bright and early we headed to the border and we said a fond farewell to Queensland.  In waving goodbye to Queensland we also waved goodbye to an hour. New South Wales operates on daylight saving time. Even though there have been calls for Queensland to follow suit it seems a referendum … More TWEED HEADS, NSW

LENNOX HEADS, NSW

  LENNOX HEADS   Another trip down Northern NSW again to Lennox Heads. The weather was superb and we had good company exploring the Heads, Beach, Lake, Café’s, Byron and Markets We stayed in a modern two storey cabin boasting an impressive covered entertaining deck. The property was positioned on the eastern slopes of Figtree … More LENNOX HEADS, NSW