Monthly Archives: October 2017

Wild Horse Mtn, Glass House Mountains

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.

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Mount Ngungun, Glass House Mountains

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

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Eumundi Markets

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

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Point Glorious Lookout in Mapleton NP

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

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Mount Tinbeerwah in Tewantin NP, QLD

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

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Rained Out

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

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Rockhampton, QLD

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.

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