Australia’s Places

Caves Beach

It seems like ages since I last mentioned the M1. But at last I was back on it again, heading for Sydney. In no time at all I’d covered about 130 miles when I made a decision that may surprise you. I decided to turn OFF of the M1. I didn’t need to, it would [...]

Pit stop

We arrived at Port Macquarie early evening. Port Macquarie has a population of about 36,000. That may not seem big to you, but it’s big enough to make it 40th in the list of Australia’s largest towns and cities. We had chosen Port Macquarie simply because it was about halfway between Yamba and our destination [...]

Maclean

My holiday is over but yours is just about to begin. My intention was to have a holiday and blog it at the same time. What a joke! In just over two weeks away, I managed to get only two posts up. As an exercise in blogging on the move, it was a miserable failure. [...]

I knew it would happen. But I didn’t think it would happen so soon and so often. What’s the problem? Booking accommodation last minute during the summer holidays? No. Finding stuff to do to amuse my 4 year old daughter? No! Not that either, she’s having a whale of a time. Traffic? No! You know [...]

Yamba

I never thought I’d say I love the M1, but I never knew that one day I’d live in a country that had such a great M1. I’ll show you what I mean in a bit, but first, let me finish off Yamba. This morning we went to find the mouth of the mighty Clarence [...]

Yamba

I promised you a more exciting post today, following the intensely boring “Mowing the Lawn” epic. So here it is. We’re off on holiday! Not just me and my family. All of us. You’re coming too. Unless, of course, you don’t want to. But if you don’t, you’ll miss out on some fantastic scenery. I [...]