Monthly Archives: October 2017
29 October 2017 Wild Horse Mountain is the smallest of the Glass House Mountains. It is located just east of Bruce Highway. There is a short, but quite steep, paved trail up the mountain’s fire watch tower.
29 October 2017 One of the Glass House Mountains, Mount Ngungun might have the best views of the surrounding peaks. The hike is challenging but the summit provides 360-degree views. Mount Coonowrin (front) eclipsing Mount Beerwah (behind) Mount Tibrogargan Mount Ngungun … Continue reading
25 October 2017 Eumundi is a small town in the Sunshine Coast hinterland region. The Eumundi Markets are open Wednesdays and Saturdays. We had heard about the markets but did not realize how big they were. They claim to have … Continue reading
25 October 2017 Point Glorious, included in Mapleton National Park, is located in Samford Valley west of Yandina and Eumundi. The road is marked for 4WD vehicles but it is passable for most vehicles when the path is dry. The … Continue reading
22 October 2017 Southwest view toward Cooroy Mountain (right) and Mount Coolum (distant left) Tewantin National Park is between Noosa and Lake MacDonald in Queensland, not far from our apartment. We took a short hike up Mount Tinbeerwah to the … Continue reading
14 – 15 October 2017 The last major event of our trip was intended to be a whale watching cruise from Hervey Bay. The next day we headed for Hervey Bay hoping we might get there before the forecasted rain. … Continue reading
13 October 2017 We continued south from Airlie Beach as far as Rockhampton, Australia’s cattle capital, with a brief stop in Mackay. We took an evening stroll in Rockhampton’s CBD and along the river.
11 & 12 October 2017 While traveling to The Reef, Hamilton Island and Whitehaven Beach, we cruised through the Whitsunday Islands. Several of them had varying amounts of development but most appeared to be untouched.
12 October 2017 Hardy Reef is one of the most visited spots on the Great Barrier Reef. It contains an area of coral known as Heart Reef that looks like a heart shape from above. As a result, it is … Continue reading