Monthly Archives: August 2017

Coolum Beach, QLD

27 August 2017 Choosing Coolum Beach as our first home-away-from-home has turned out to be a fantastic choice. We still have 3 1/2 months here and we are already sad we must eventually leave. This afternoon we took another walk … Continue reading

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Australia Zoo – Part 2

26 August 2017 As part of my daughter’s birthday weekend, we returned to the Australia Zoo. What’s cuter than koalas? Little koalas –the females recently gave birth to a new group of joeys. Here are just a few pictures of … Continue reading

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Blackall Range

20 August 2017 Today we completed the Blackall Range scenic drive between Landsborough and Nambour on Route 23. We did the northern half a few weeks ago, highlighted by Kondalilla National Park. We made several stops along the way including … Continue reading

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Mt. Ninderry, QLD

19 August 2017 Mt. Ninderry is located near Valdora, a small rural community about 16 km west of Coolum Beach.  From the car park, it is a moderate 30-minute hike to the top where there are two overlooks with views … Continue reading

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Brisbane, QLD – Part 3

11 & 12 August 2017 Before and after games we walked around Brisbane, mostly in areas we had not been. Here are a few pictures.

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Australian Sport

11 & 12 August 2017 We completed our first road trip with a weekend in Brisbane. Our hotel was on the South Bank within walking distance of SunCorp Stadium and The Gabba. Friday night we saw the Brisbane Broncos defeat … Continue reading

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Toowoomba, QLD

11 August 2017 Toowoomba was intended to be a place to lay our head on our way to Brisbane. Before leaving we took the opportunity to look around a bit. It seems to be the last large town heading west, … Continue reading

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