Yes there is a town named after my family, or maybe we are named after the town, or maybe neither of those options and its just a coincidence...either way it was super cool to be visiting the town of Forbes, because well I am a Forbes. Now as we entered town we came across a … Continue reading There may or may not be a town named after me….
Port Macquirie & Walcha After two nights on the coast at Emerald Beach, and spending lots more money, we headed back inland. On the way inland we stopped off into the town of Port Macquarie. It was a little old fashion town right on the coast and a good little place to stop for lunch … Continue reading We went country for a while
It was time to head back to the coast! We had spent 5 days out in the ‘bush’ and wanted to see, smell, and be near the ocean again, whilst also hoping the weather was a little warmer and better than the continuous rain we’d just had. Unfortunately the weather was pretty much the same … Continue reading We found a little slice of heaven: Emerald Beach, NSW
This post is all about the items we packed and or have used, that have been lifesavers at times, and must needs in our eyes for this trip we are undertaking. These items and this list is not only for our records and memory, but it is also a list for anyone interested in knowing … Continue reading The things we really could not live without whilst driving around Australia
We had had enough of the coast….said neither of us ever! But no on this occasion we decided to head inland to get away from the crowds caused by school holidays and screaming children. We also wanted to get away from spending excessively because caravan parks along the coast that time of year are ridiculous! … Continue reading Where is Tenterfield you ask?
Finally we are heading to the town of Byron Bay! I had been dreaming of visiting this coastal town for quite some time. It was mostly due to the amazing pictures coming from Instagram, the number of brands I followed from there, and the towns stance on local produce and supporting locals, that I was … Continue reading Yay to Byron Bay!
The famous stretch of beach that so many people rave about. Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast was our next destination. Unfortunately for us, we were arriving mid school holidays, week 2 for Queensland and week 1 for New South Wales and Victoria, yay… That meant that not only was it insanely busy on the … Continue reading Our one night stop in Surfers Paradise
Today marked Chris and Annette’s last day with us, but it was definitely not the end of their trip in Australia! We had to be awake early for the drive to the airport, however the wonderful hotel we were staying at, as mentioned in our previous post, was undergoing construction. At 6am we were woken … Continue reading Farewells and a free nights accommodations
Destination Brisbane. We began our day however, waking up early in our tents at the free camp next to the highway. There were a few trucks that drove by, they may have been the cause to our early rise… After a much needed coffee in the town of Gympie we began the drive east to … Continue reading How we ended up with 6+ hotel rooms when we arrived in Brisbane…
Since our last blog we travelled ‘quite a distance’ from Mackay to Hervey Bay. On the way we had intended on stopping into the towns of 1770 and Bundaberg, however in the end we calculated that we did not have enough time and preferred not to rush through them. In the end we decided to … Continue reading When your day is blown away by whales in Hervey Bay!