Tag Archives: Queensland

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Byron Bay And The Crystal Castle

It was our last full day in Queensland before heading home next day, and we decided to drive down to Byron Bay and see the lighthouse, and visit the Crystal Castle.  Set in the hinterlands […]

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Seaworld and Whale Watching

Another epiphany we came across in Queensland is morning comes SOOOO early.  Like around 4.30am.  We’d wake up in bright daylight thinking OMG  slept in.. .check the watch.. nope.. its 4.45am!  Queenslanders say they don’t […]

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Queenslands Gold Coast

After four days and nights up in the Hinterlands of Mt Tamborine we finally arrived back in the hustle and bustle of the city.  We had booked an apartment in Surfers Paradise between the sea […]

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Springbrook National Park – Day 5

Murphys Law was running true to form as we’d had four days of misty, cloudy mornings up at O’Reillys.. and the day we left to head to the Natural Bridge it was blue skies and […]

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O’Reillys & Lamington National Park Day 4

“The rescue of survivors of the Stinson plane crash 80 years ago was an iconic moment in Australian history, but the man behind the feat never felt he was a hero” Damien Larkins, ABC News. […]

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O’Reillys & Lamington National Park Day 3

With Carole on crutches today we did a more sedate 4WD trip this morning with Matt to Moonlight Crag and then to Lukes Farm for damper and billy tea.  Matt kept an interesting and informative […]

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O’Reillys & Lamington National Park Pt 2

“I realized something on the ride. I realized if I wait until I’m not scared to try new things, then I’ll never get to try them at all.” ― Marie Sexton, Between Sinners and Saints […]

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O’Reillys & Lamington National Park

“Four years after the arrival of the O’Reilly family in 1911 Lamington National Park was declared, effectively isolating the O’Reillys from the outside world. While Lamington wasn’t Queensland’s first national park it is the most […]

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Waterfalls of Queensland

Waterfalls are one of my favourite subjects… as it gives me scope to practice one of my favourite techniques – Long Exposure with ND filters.  Part 1 is Waterfalls of Victoria Ellinjaa Falls Ellinjaa is […]

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