Tag Archives: Australia
Our 4th stop finds us in Longreach. I thought the township of Longreach was a lot larger than it was. Due to the swarming flies, there was nothing for us to do except visit The Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame. Thought … Continue reading
I’ve always wanted to visit Queensland’s Gem Fields. The name of the town called Emerald always fascinated me. Somehow pictured in my mind was a scene out the American Wild West. Rugged men flashing gold capped teeth with a swagger … Continue reading
I had a few weeks to recover before leaving for 4 weeks of touring around parts of Queensland. If you’ve experienced broken ribs you’d know that sitting can be uncomfortable and bumping around in a 4×4 towing a caravan in … Continue reading
There are a number of great surfing spots around the Coolangatta coastline on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. One of these is Kirra Point. Kirra Point was once a much bigger beach, and home to some truly legendary pipelines. Unfortunately, … Continue reading
The North Pine Dam, also known as Lake Samsonvale, was completed in 1976. Located north-west of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, you will find this concrete gravity dam with earthfill embankments on abutments. This dam is a gated dam, allowing the local authority … Continue reading
A day at the beach.
Deception Bay in the Caboolture Shire, Queensland, Australia, lies approximately 30 kilometres north of Brisbane It is called Deception Bay because when discovered by Lieutenant John Oxley in 1823, he thought the bay was a river because of its unusual … Continue reading
Not exactly “Super”. Low cloud on the horizon so we missed the grand entrance but managed to get some nice pics anyway. I set up camera at the Redcliffe Jetty and waited. Click on gallery to enlarge and enjoy.