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Home in Noosa

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | Views [469]

Haven't add any pages for a while. Sorry! At home in Noosa. This is my apartment at the South Paific resort in Noosaville.  I get to use all the resort facilities included the pool which is an oasis in the 35 degree summer heat. It's beautiful weather ... Read more >

Tags: home


Gallery: Back in Noosa

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gympie

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 23 Mar 2008 | Views [5181]

As you get to Gympie you have left the sunshine coast and are on a stretch of the east coast of Queensalnd called the "Fraser Coast" Gympie is an old gold mining town situated along the Bruce Highway.From Gympie you can turn off towards ... Read more >


King of the Mountain

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 23 Mar 2008 | Views [432]

 This is Pomona. It's a town about 20 minutes north west of Noosa.  This hill is the location of an annual race called "King of the Mountain"  If you're fit you can make it to the top in about 45 minutes.  If you're not you can take a picture out ... Read more >


Gallery: Pomona to Hervey Bay

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 23 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Parrots on the deck.

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | Views [458]

Something that a traveller form NZ notices pretty quick is the friendliness of the fauna. Except the Crocodiles, snakes, spiders and sharks. (More about sharks in the next episode!!!) In the 4 months since I have been here I have come close to more ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation


Serenity Falls

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 13 Jan 2008 | Views [2717]

These are "Serenity Falls" at Buderim park.  It's a nice walk through the reserve and these falls are the main atrtraction.  Annie and I were here so she could try out some shots with the camera.  So I tried with my little amateur camera, ... Read more >

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Work

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | Views [1145]

I mentioned I have a job at a jewellery store in Noosaville.  It's a new shop only 12 months old.  I'm on a 4 month probation.  They are giving me until February to determine if they like me and I like them.  Will let you know how it goes.  It will ... Read more >

Tags: Work


New Years Cyclone

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | Views [450]

It's 2008 and it's raining and windy on the Sunshine Coast.  We are in for a Cyclone according to the weather man.  The summer thunderstorms are supposed to be spectacular.  Annie assures me I'm going to be scared, but I'm looking forward to it. I hope ... Read more >

Tags: Philosophy of travel


Gallery: Buderim & Around

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 2 Jan 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Laguna bay

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 17 Dec 2007 | Views [590]

This is a view of Laguna Bay at Noosa Heads.  Great place.  I've acquired myself a job in local jewellery store which means I can stay here for a bit longer. It is truly a beautiful spot. Now that it is December it is getting considerably hotter.  It ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


NOOSA!!!!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | Views [534]

We are here.  Noosa Heads on the Sunshine Coast. So far it has been a trouble free journey.  Extraordinary place. Looks just like the travel brochures.  I've been swimming at 9am the past couple of mornings and the water is quite warm, even at that ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Coolangatta

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | Views [448]

Passed over from NSW to Queensland.  I was looking for a sign orsomelandmark to indicate we had crossed the dividing line between the states ofNew South Wales and Queensland but no such sign exists. Maybe I just didn't see it!  Perhaps it's not such ... Read more >

Tags: Beaches & sunshine


Check out the view

AUSTRALIA | Tuesday, 16 Oct 2007 | Views [430]

This is the view from the Byron Bay lighthouse. These are the Julian Rocks and are at the most easterly land point in Australia. That's another landmark checked off the list.  Now all I have to do is vist the most Northerly, Westerly and Southerly points.... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Home of the stars and sharks

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 15 Oct 2007 | Views [490]

This is the lighthouse at Byron Bay.  Aparently Byron Bay has the homes of some famous people like Nicole Kidman. It is also the home to great white sharks that nibble kayaks and surfboards.  There was a newspaper report of a girl whose sea kayak got bitten ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Storm coming!

AUSTRALIA | Sunday, 14 Oct 2007 | Views [368]

We made it to Coffs harbour before the bad weather.  It's summer storm season and the photo shows that one is on it's way.  The picture is a view from our apartment overlooking the marina. A perfect spot from which to view a tropical storm with forked ... Read more >

Tags: Sightseeing


Gallery: Up the East Coast

AUSTRALIA | Saturday, 13 Oct 2007 | Photo Gallery


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Port MacQuarie

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 11 Oct 2007 | Views [365]

Another beautiful east coast Australian beach. I picked Bev, (Mum) up in Sydney and we stopped in at Port MacQuarie for a coffee break on our way to Coffs Harbour. The weather is getting a little rougher and we hear that thunder storms are on the way.... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Myall River

AUSTRALIA | Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | Views [586]

North of Newcastle is this great little place called Bulahdelah.  It's on the Myall river, which is the picture here. Awesome little town with a quaint Australian local pub and beautiful river.  You can hire house boats and travel up and down the river.... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


Bye Bye Sydney

AUSTRALIA | Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | Views [394]

Left Sydney and travelled north up the coast to Newcastle.  This is me at Newcastle beach.  The beach is probably the only thing Newcastle has going for it.  It has a very old feel to the place.  Some of the buildings are derelict and I thought we better ... Read more >

Tags: On the Road


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