Blogs by default show the newest post first, but sometimes when coming across a new blog, I like to read from the beginning 🙂

In this post you can read all my posts on chronological order from oldest to newest. At the bottom of each post are links to go to the next post.

Start from the Beginning

Blogs by default show the newest post first, but sometimes when coming across a new blog, I like to read from the beginning 🙂 In this post you can read all my posts on chronological order from oldest to newest. At the bottom of each post are links to go ...
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Some of our Longer Trips.

While I have included a number of short trips in this blog, I have also documented a few of our longer trips. These trips have day by day posts. This "index page" serves to make it easier to navigate to these longer diaries ...
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Tasmania 2005 -Day 1: Saturday July 2nd Dicky Beach to Hobart and New Norfolk.

Day 1: Saturday July 2nd Dicky Beach to Hobart and New Norfolk. Left Dicky Beach at 7:00am with Graham our chauffeur from Quick Silver limousines. Driving to Brisbane, we encountered VERY heavy fog. Planes were all delayed in and out of Brisbane airport. Our plane was late arriving from Cairns ...
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Day 2: July 3rd Heimat Chalet to Strahan.

Had a good night’s sleep for the first night. The van bed was nice and cosy and not cold at all. I woke up at some stage through the night because the wind was very strong and was rocking the van. Mick slept soundly so I figured we must have ...
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Day 3 – July 4th Strahan to Zeehan

Day 3: Strahan (Gordon River cruise) to Zeehan We had a big sleep in today (6:00pm!!) Had breakfast and showers at the amenities block and “hit the road”. We drove into the township of Strahan at about 8:00 in time to work out where to park the van and bought ...
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Day 4 – July 5th – Zeehan to Cradle Mountain and Wynyard.

Another big sleep in and we were on the road at 9:00am. Heading into Zeehan we stopped at the Heritage Mining museum. This was a very good display of the history of Zeehan and its surrounds in its mining heyday. Back on the road and the naviguessor got it wrong!! ...
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Day 5: July 6th – Wynyard to Smithton and back to Turners Beach.

Left Wynyard at 8:00am and drove to Lacrum Dairy at Mella via Smithton. The Lacrum dairy advertised Cheese tasting and dairy, unfortunately they are not open from May until November L. Back the 5kms to Smithton and we looked around. Smithton is a big town with a large industry base ...
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Day 6: July 7th Turners Beach –Forth- Wilmot- Railton – Sheffield – La Trobe – Deloraine.

Awoke early and it was cold!! 6ºc at 6:00am, 7ºc at 7:00am. No wind or rain though. We had our showers and headed off for Forth at about 7:30am. We followed the Letterbox Trail to Wilmot. Many of the residents here have been very creative in their letterboxes. Unfortunately, many ...
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Day 7: Deloraine to Launceston and the Tamar Valley to Scottsdale

WOW!!!! Finally our first cold morning. We woke to frost on the ground and ice on the windscreen. –2ºc at 7:30am. We proved our heater was working well, the temp inside the van at 7:30am was 10ºc. We let the motor warm up well and let the demister defrost the ...
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Day 8: Scottsdale to Bicheno

Lesson 1: Bush camping in Tasmania, while cheap, is STUPID!!! Not having a powered site meant that we could not use our fan heater. Consequently the van was cold when we went to bed and we could not warm up the van in the morning. We headed out of Scottsdale ...
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Day 9: Bicheno to Freycinet to Swansea to Sorell to Seven Mile Beach.

Waking up at Bicheno we had a good hearty omelette before heading down to Coles Bay and the Freycinet Peninsula to climb to the Wineglass Bay lookout. This is a fairly steep walk up the side of the mountain! It was reasonably easy as Parks and Wildlife have cut many ...
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Day 10: Seven Mile Beach to Port Arthur to Barilla.(Hobart)

Slept in this morning. (Probably due to a big day yesterday??) Had breakfast and headed into Sorell to look for a Woolworths. Did the shopping and headed off for the 68km drive to Port Arthur. We drove through more SHEEP!!! Arrived at Port Arthur at about 11:00am and paid our ...
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Day 11: Barilla to Tahune Airwalk and on to Snug.

Woke up to 2ºc this morning. We discovered how deeply Mick slept as, when he got out of bed, he found our dozen eggs!! There were none broken, not even the box was squashed. We have been putting our eggs tucked up under the doona to stop them sliding around ...
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Day 12: Snug to Russell Falls and New Norfolk

Got up this morning and wandered over to the beach. Snug is a pretty little town on the banks of North West Bay. The caravan park is very nice. They are adding extra self-contained cabins and are in the process of totally up grading the camp kitchen and have recently ...
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Day 13 Heimat to Berridale

We got up and had a lovely shower in the 5 star bathroom that are Heimat Chalets Ensuite Sites. We than headed toward Hobart and pulled into the Treasure Island Caravan Park at Berridale. The lady at the Bus Information centre in Hobart had told as that this was the ...
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Day 14: Berridale to Richmond to Barilla.

Awoke to another mild morning, we have now given up on the off chance that it is cold in Tasmania. We have decided it is a ploy to keep the Queenslanders away!! We headed up to Richmond. Richmond is a lovely historic town that was one of the first settlements ...
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Day 15: Going Home 🙁

Awoke to find a light frost on the ground. It still wasn’t cold though. We did a final check of the vehicle before heading to the airport and heading home. Our flight took off on time at 12:15pm We had a good flight back and then had a 1hr 45min ...
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Tasmania 2005

We decided to see Tasmania in winter 2005We enjoy the cold and we certainly got cold.We had a great trip and it proved to be the first of many Tassie trips ...
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Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden

A trip to the Botanic Gardens made for a pleasant day out. Read more about the gardens here ...
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A Weekend in Sydney – May 2006

Every May the Photographic Industry holds its Trade Show. As we have a display stand at the show, we have one member stay back after the show to pull down the stand and arrange for equipment to be sent back to Brisbane.This year the weekend coincided with the May Day ...
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Easter in Mackay 2007

For the Easter break in 2007 we chose to visit Mackay. We flew from Brisbane to Mackay - a short 90minute flight, then hired a car for the 4 days. We had found Ocean Resort Village , a nice little resort with self contained apartments. It turns out, there is ...
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Stanthorpe – Qld

As you may have guessed from out mid-winter Tasmania trip, we both really enjoy cooler climates.The closest we can get to "cold" is the Queensland town of Stanthorpe in the Granite Belt region. We have holidayed in this region many times. Sadly, we have not ever had snow (missed out ...
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New Zealand – September 2007

NZ Road Trip We spent a week in New Zealand to celebrate our daughter's 21st birthday in September 2007. We arrived into Auckland and found our accommodation at a self contained apartment in the centre of Auckland. We had not been in the apartment when it got really foggy and ...
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Easter 2008 – Yamba

Throughout 2008 I have been doing a few trips to Yamba for work, so it was a good idea to spend Easter in this gorgeoous seaside town and have a look around properly. For this trip we had a large unit at The Cove Apartments and was a nice surprise ...
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Christmas “Staycation” 2008

We decided that as we live in a pretty special part of the country, we would stay on the coast for Christmas and spend some time looking around Noosa. We chose to do the usual "touristy" things - a walk along Hastings Street and then a River Cruise up the ...
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Easter 2014 in Berry, NSW

On Thursday we will have a long awaited break. We have a relaxing break planned in Berry, NSW. We passed through Berry on our last road trip over the Christmas break. We were impressed by this quaint little town and decided we would like to look around a bit further ...
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FINALLY !!! We made it. 🙂

Wow what a day :). After a quick stop at the factory, we made it to the airport with time for lunch . We had a good flight and landed in Sydney onetime. A very short walk and we found the courtesy bus that took us to collect our hire ...
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Good Friday

We both had a great nights rest and a good sleep in this morning. We had a hearty breakfast of bacon and eggs and headed into the village to see what was open. We not not expected much to be open due to today being Good Friday, but we're surprised ...
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Saturday – Food, Shopping and Family

Today M&C are to visit us today from Wollongong First up though is breakfast :). We found a nice cafe yesterday called Hedgehogs. We are having poached eggs on toast and pancakes with maple syrup(can you guess who is having what ?) Then we waited for the shops to open ...
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Touring the Sights.

Today we decided to get in the car and do some sight seeing. After a quick breakfast at the bakery of Pie (chunky steak with peas) and a chicken, asparagus and feta quiche, we headed east to the beachside towns of Shoalhaven Heads, Gerroa and Gerringong. It is a very ...
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Heading Home 🙁

After a quiet relaxing day yesterday, we had an early night with the alarm set for 5:00am We planned on getting to the airport early for our 11:00 flight. We were a little worried that we may have fairly heavy Sydney traffic around the airport , hence the early start ...
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Mouse House – Springbrook September 2014

We are off on a much needed break for the weekend. Our lovely friends John and Lois gave us two nights at the Mouses House Rainforest Retreat as a birthday gift. We left home just before lunch for the 2.5 hr trip to the Gold Coast hinterland, and checked into ...
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Things To Do

Arising from a great nights sleep, we made breakfast and headed out to look at the surrounding national park. Following the visitors guide, we visited a number of lovely lookouts and waterfalls We finished up at Puddle Ducks Cafe for a really nice pizza for lunch. After lunch, we went ...
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Checkout and Home 🙁

Our weekend away has sadly come to an end :(. We have packed up and just enjoying one last cuppa before we head back north. We are stopping off at the family for a Fathers Day lunch and then back to reality 🙁 We have enjoyed our stay here at ...
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European Cavalcade – October 2014

Not long to go now until I head off on my Europe trip. I leave on the 3rd of October and head to London for 3 days before joining a bus tour for 18 days.See the tour here....European Cavalcade I have been saving for ages for this trip to treat ...
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Packing Light

Just over a week now until I go, and I am going to pack this weekend  For some time I have been practicing "Travelling Light" While not always sticking to carry on only, I do like to have a small case that is not too heavy..After all, I am the ...
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Day 1.. Bon Voyage -Bound for London

Today stated with an early wake up to get ready to go. A quick breakfast and Mick drove me to Bill and Joy's place where my Limo Transfer was to collect me at 9:00. The Etihad transfer has a 60km radius from Brisbane airport and outside of that there is ...
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Day 2 – Arriving in London

This is a re-run of the entry that I stupidly deleted. How do you accidently delete an entry you may ask? well...I am using my phone camera for the photos in this blog, so I have the Travel Pod app on my phone as well as here on the ipad ...
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Day 3 – London Sightseeing

Started the day with a breakfast of bacon and eggs cooked in the apartment I organized what train I needed to get to the first point of my day sightseeing - Big Ben Checking the weather app on my phone I was happy to see it was 4 degrees at ...
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Day 4 – More Sights

A big day of sightseeing today as today is my last day before I meet up with the Trafalgar tour people tomorrow afternoon.Hopping on the train I headed to Trafalgar Square. Unfortunately it was a bit grey and drizzly so the photos are not great :(. It was amazing to ...
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Day 5 – A Quiet Last Day in London

Had a bit of a sleep in today and pottered round leisurely this morning. I over-did it a bit yesterday, so a slow day is definitely in order. I packed my case, had a long shower, made breakfast and checked out at 10:00   It was nice cool morning again (about 10 ...
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Day 6 – London to Amsterdam

Today is the first day of my coach tour :). From now on this blog may seem a little disjointed as I will type in small bits throughout the day from the bus and then upload (hopefully) each night when I have wifi at hotels As mentioned already it was ...
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Day 7 – Amsterdam to Neustadt

A nice sleep in today (6:00) good buffet breakfast, and we were "wheels rolling"at 7:30 on our way to Germany. The motorway to Germany was not particularly interesting and Bern suggested that we would not be missing much if we had a nap. :). As we approached the boarder Bern ...
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Day 8 – On to Switzerland

We had our first "gentle start" we did not have to be at breakfast until 7:15 and were on the road at 8:15 Down the hwy to the Black Forest!! (Hofgut Sternen) for CAKE. We stopped at an old coach inn, where the young Marie Antoinette's carriages stopped for the ...
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Day 9 – Mountains, Lake and Bunkers

Breakfast this morning was a genuine "continental breakfast" of cold meats, cheese, croissants, cereal and coffee ( and tea ) We headed onto the bus and off to the alps. Sadly the weather gods were not with us and did could not see the view at all :(. We travelled ...
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Day 10 – Lucerne to Innsbruck

On the road to Austria via Liechtenstein. Bern tells us that today is brought to us by the letter "S" .... Swarovski, Schnitzel , Strudel and Schapps 🙂 We drove through some stunning countryside with soaring mountains and rolling green hills before stopping at the Liechtenstein capital of Vaduz. A ...
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Day 11 – Venice

7:00 bags and breakfast then off to Verona.A pleasant drive down the motorway we passed through the Dolomite mountains and gorgeous Italian country side. We saw many fortresses along the river which were built to protect the river from invaders, often there was a fortress on both sides of the ...
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Day 12 – Venice

Another glorious day in the beautiful Venice. 🙂 we have a strange phenomenon today... There is a big shiny ball in the sky that has turned the sky blue instead of grey .... yay we have SUNSHINE 🙂 8:30 on the coach and then boat back to the island. The ...
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Day 13 – Venice to Rome

We had an early start today, ready for a long road trip day today. Leaving the hotel at 7:30 we are driving through the Italian countryside and will reach Rome at appprox 3:00 this afternoon. It is a good day to be on the coach today, as our grey skies ...
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Day 14 -The Vatican & the Colosseum -Rome

We boarded the coach and walked straight passed the lines and entered the museum just on 8:00 We passed through the antiquity halls and saw the many amazing statues, paintings, mosaics and tapestries. Then we came to the Sistene Chapel. I know I have used words like , amazing , ...
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Day 15 – Sorrento, Positano & the Amalfi Coast

Arrivederci Roma 7:00 bags and breakfast this morning and we are on our way to Naples While we were in Rome, Bern had set us some "homework" on any public buildings ( ancient and modern) we would see the letters SPQR. Our task was to find out what it meant.We ...
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Day 16 – Sorrento to Florence

Pompeii ...After a good breakfast, quite a few of us went to the pool deck to take photos of Sorrento with Mt Vesuvius in the background We boarded the coach at 8:00 and made the short 30min drive to Pompeii The ruins of Pompeii were fascinating. To think we were ...
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Day 17 – Florence

We woke to a misty morning and about 15 degrees Yay to some cooler weather. The weather report says it will fine up and be around 24 today. After breakfast we headed into Florence to meet our local guide, Patrizia showed us around this important city which dates back to ...
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Day 18 – Florence to Nice via Pisa

Another early morning (6:45 bags and breakfast) then off to Pisa. The leaning tower was built as the bell tower for the church in the "Square of Miracles" in 1134  The builder had decided to show off and built the tower with shallow foundations. Obviously it did not work and ...
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Day 19 – Nice

A free morning today, so a group of us headed out shopping. Bern gave us details instructions on how to catch the Metro and navigate to the shopping centre in the middle of Nice. Well the budget took a hit today with shopping 🙂 my suitcase is definitely coming home ...
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Day 20 – Nice -Avignon -Lyon

On the bus at 7:45 we made our way along the Promenade and bid farewell to Nice. The sun was riding over the bay as the view was just gorgeous. We had a comfort stop at a small services that had a lovely surprise. There was whole model display of ...
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Day 21 – Lyon – Paris via Versailles

6:45 bags and breakfast and we were on our way to Paris at 7:30 A misty morning greeted us as we headed down the highway, we made a short comfort stop at 10:00 and made it to Versailles at about 1:00 The palace that Louis the 14th built is stunning ...
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Day 22 – Paris

We started the day with a sightseeing tour on the coach, stopping a number of times for photos. We then picked up Patrick ( our guide from Versailles) and had a walking tour around the historic centre of the Latin Quarter. While we were out and about, we stopped at ...
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Day 23 – Paris to London

Early start this morning for our final day. Quite a few people are staying on in Paris and a number were flying out of Paris. So we said our farewells and 11 of us headed off to meet another tour group. Then we split up, some of the new group ...
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Day 24 – Last day in London and Heading Home

I checked out the hotel after having the included buffet breakfast. The hotel stored my bags while I headed out to have one last look at London. I had found that the Old Spitalsfield Markets were within walking distance from the hotel, so I set off to explore.I found a ...
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Home

As much as I thoroughly enjoyed my time away, I t is great to be home again. A few days after we left the lovely Bern in Paris, she sent us an email with the contact details of all our touring mates. It will be great to keep in tough ...
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Kingfisher Bay – Fraser Island – Jan 2015

A long weened away.... We are off early this morning heading to Hervey Bay to catch a 9:00 ferry to Fraser Island for a long weekend at the Kingfisher Bay Resort. I managed to get a good deal through one of the daily deals sites and we have 3 nights ...
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A Quiet Lazy Day

With absolutely NOTHING planned today we had a super lazy day just hanging about the resort. Breakfast, a swim, a nap, lunch, another dip in the pool, and another nap was about the extent of the day 🙂 Tonight we had our included sunset prawn platter and a bottle of ...
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Beauty Spots 4WD Tour

Today we are off on our 4WD adventure with a full day tour called the Beauty Spots tour. We went to the breakfast buffet for an early breakfast, as we have to meet the 4WD coach at 7:50 in the village square. We packed a small back pack with a ...
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Last day 🙁 Heading home

Our last day today.We had booked the 10:00am ferry back to River Heads. We packed our bags and had breakfast then put our bags in the luggage room ready to go on the luggage truck for the ferry. We went down to the Jetty and had a walk along the ...
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Christmas “Roadtrip” 2019 – 2020

!! Updated to include costs !!Scroll to the bottom of this post This year we are road tripping through QLD/NSW country. We are travelling down to see family outside of family Wollongong for Christmas Day, And to avoid the coastal crowds, where accommodation costs would be prohibitive, we have elected ...
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Day 1 Friday Dec 20 Dicky Beach – Warwick

Holidays!! After a busy year, were both ready for this break. We packed our bags the night before (the Engel fridge had been on for a day to chill down well) and were ready to go after breakfast. A quick stop to fill up the fuel tank and we were ...
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Day 2: Saturday Dec 21 – Warwick to Tamworth.

Today was one of our longer drives at approximately 420kms so we had an early breakfast, packed up the car and we were on the road by 7:30 Heading south along the New England Hwy we were saddened to see how dry the country was. This area has been in ...
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Day 3: Sunday Dec 22 – Tamworth to Pokolbin

I wanted to get fairly early start this morning so we could maximise our time in the Hunter Valley. We had planned a lunch at a nice looking restaurant in Pokolbin that we had an Entertainment Book voucher for, so a light breakfast was in order ? The morning news ...
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Day 4: Monday Dec 23rd Pokolbin

We got up this morning to hear the quacking of ducks at our front door 🙂 A couple of crusts were made into "duck breakfast" We had decided to do something a little different today and do a half day winery tour... By Horse and Carriage !!! I made the ...
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Day 5: Tuesday Dec 24th – Pokolbin to Wollongong

Today was just a travel day. As mentioned, I had thought that today would be a bit of a horror trip travelling down busy highways in and out of Sydney as well as Sydney traffic itself. As it turned out it was not too bad. I must admit it was ...
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Day 6: Dec 25th : Wollongong

Merry Christmas. Today is Christmas Day with family. Our "big" little boy is 3 and is SOOO excited that Santa is coming 🙂 We had breakfast at our AirBnB before heading to see the family and swap presents. We then made our way to an extended family Christmas Day. It ...
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Day 7: Dec 26th Wollongong to Canberra.

After a busy Christmas Day, we had an early night and a good sleep in. We packed up, had breakfast and left Wollongong on our way to Canberra where we will stay two nights. Rather than going straight down the highway, we wanted to look at a motel in the ...
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Day 8: Dec 27th Canberra.

We spent some time last night organising a loose itinerary for today. Originally we thought we may use public transport to look around, as we had noticed that parking in the city was $3.00 per hour, however on a closer look at the bus website, we found that there was ...
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Day 9: Dec 28th Canberra – Cowra. and King’s Plains

Today's travel takes us to Cowra and on to our AirBnB in a little town, King's Plains, approximately 50 minutes away. We had breakfast, packed up the car and headed off at about 8:30 First stop was to top up the fuel tank then head to Cowra, where we wanted ...
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Day 10: Dec 29th Kings Plains to the Blue Mountains

We had a really good stay at our last night’s stay. Even though I had booked this thinking it was just a “place to stay” to break up the trip…it turned out to be one of the nicest AirBnB’s we have been in so far ? Super comfy bed, lots ...
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Day 11: Dec 30th Blue Mountains

Today we travelled around on the Hop-on-Hop-off bus. It was another very hot day, with temperatures of 37 degrees forecast, so we made the choice to basically stay in air conditioning as much as possible.We walked down through the little village of Leura browsing the pretty shops. We found a ...
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Day 12: Dec 31st Blue Mountains to Kandos

We awoke to a rare phenomenon for this trip…BLUE SKY… We could only hope that the firies were getting some reprieve. We only had a fairly short drive today, so we took the advantage of a slow start, and, with clear skies, we took advantage and headed back up to ...
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Day 13: Jan 1st Kandos to Dubbo

We had a relaxing night watching TV and I wrote my blog post. I also Googled a bit about the history of Kandos. It had proven to be a larger town than we had expected, so we figured there must have been something happening in the past. We were correct, ...
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Day 14: Jan 2nd Dubbo

We awoke in our Zoofari Tent after a very comfortable nights sleep. Although yesterday was so hot, we went to bed with the air conditioner on full at 18 degrees and the fan on full speed just to get to sleep, at some time through the night we pulled the ...
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Day 15: Jan 3rd Dubbo to Moree

This drive was one of our longer days at around 340kms, but we were not in any hurry. The plan was to take our time and stop at a couple of towns along the way before reaching Moree for our check in at the EconoLodge Motel at 2:00pm This is ...
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Day 16: Jan 4th Moree to Toowoomba.

This drive would be another long-ish one at 350kms. We know by looking at the map, there is not a lot of towns along this route, but there is always something interesting to see. As we had the hotplates, were able to cook ourselves eggs for breakfast. Not knowing we ...
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Day 17: Jan 5th Toowoomba to Brisbane.

This was the last day of our "RoadTrip" The next week we have booked a room at Mantra. This will not be as much of a "budget break" 🙂 we love eating out at good restaurants, so the Entertainment Book will be used as much a possible 🙂 The package ...
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Final Wrap Up of the Road Trip

For the next week, we are staying at the Mantra as previously mentioned. So I will split the holiday up as two trips.This post will be the final numbers. Facts and FiguresFrom the time we left home until arriving here in Brisbane we have.. Been away for 16 nightsSpent a ...
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Mantra Southbank- 7 Nights 5th to 12th of January 2020 Day 1 -6th Jan

This holiday is a continuation of our Christmas Roadtrip. You can read that trip here 🙂 We arrived and checked in yesterday and had a nice night relaxing., while we did a load of washing and dried in in the tumble dryer. We slept in until around 7:30. After we ...
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Mantra Day 2: 7th January

We planned on a lighter breakfast this morning as one of our Christmas gifts from our "down south family" was a voucher for the seafood platter at a restaurant in SouthBank - YellowFin. We have been to this restaurant before and it was on our list of places to eat ...
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Mantra Day 3: 8th January

We had another lighter breakfast today and then we hopped on a bus over to the city and found the bus to travel to "The Summit" at the Mount Coot-tha Lookout. Neither of us had been up Mount Coot-tha for many years and the restaurant is quite iconic. As the ...
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Mantra Day 4: 9th January

We planned a day in the city today to do some sightseeing and then later in day meet our daughter for an early dinner. We decided on a Brisbane City Hall visit and perhaps a trip up the clock tower.Tours do not start until mid-morning, so we had a relaxed ...
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Mantra Day 5: 10th January.

This was a fun day of Buses, Boats and Trains We had been told to do a day trip out to the Moreton Bay Islands - Russell, Lamb, Macleay and Karragarra. All these islands sit in the Moreton Bay and are easily reached with a short ferry ride from Redland ...
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Mantra Day 6: 11th January.

A quiet start before we ambled across to the Qld Museum. The Museum does not open until 9:30 so we had plenty of time. I started organising our things ready to pack tomorrow morning. I had done a load of washing the night before, so all we will not have ...
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Mantra Day 7: 12th January

Today we are heading home. As with any holiday, our time away has been lovely, but it is always nice to get home. We had gone to bed early last night and we woke up early at 5:30am. At least we are getting back to work routine 🙂 After showers ...
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New Car for our Travels

Our Christmas Roadtrip was a practise run to see how we would go for space with a proposed new car. Our previous car was a BMW Sedan, and while we did enough room in the car, we knew that upgrading to an X5 would be a good move. We collected ...
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Easter 2021 – Yeppoon

Any travel through this CoVid time is a challenge, but we had decided that we did need a break but we would need to stay within Queensland. We chose Rockhampton as it had been a long time since either of us had been in the area. A quick "Google" showed ...
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Good Friday – 2nd April

Whenever we travel over the Easter break, we make sure we have self catered for Good Friday knowing that not much is open. We had a nice sleep in and had a leisurely start to the day. The shower in the apartment was really nice and I had a lovely ...
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A Drizzly Day – 3rd April

We awoke to find a grey and drizzly day looming. The weather reports had shown we were in for a wet Easter, so we felt lucky to have dodged rain for the last couple of days.After breakfast in the apartment we decided to head into Rockhampton to have a look ...
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Rockhampton Zoo – 4th April

Awoke today to another gloomy day 🙁 We thought we would go to into Rockhampton and have a look along the River Precinct and look at the heritage buildings, have lunch somewhere and go to the Zoo in the afternoon. That plan got quashed when we got to Rockhampton to ...
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Lazy Day – 5th April

Today is our last day of this break before we head home tomorrow. It has been raining most of the day, so our plan of having a lazy day of food,TV, reading and relaxing. After a sleep in and a slow start, we walked up the road a bit to ...
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Last Day 🙁-6th April

Today we had the return 600 odd kilometer journey back to the Sunshine Coast and home. We packed the car with the majority of our luggage last night so only had a small bag to go this morning. After showers and a cuppa, we thought we would get pastries at ...
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