Beaches

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I know we only had an Australia and New Zealand magazine article last week, but again I am trying to catch up a bit. So here’s another one, and it’s probably good timing. If any of you have been following my recent road trip, then you will know that last time I wrote about it we [...]

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In Monday’s post I gave you a glimpse of what you could expect from A Winter’s Day in Bowen, North Queensland. Let me take a quick moment to remind you of what winter in Bowen looks like… In that post I also explained how it appeared to me that every road in Bowen led to [...]

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In Mondays post about Airlie Beach, we had a stroll around the town, the beaches and the lagoon. I only had one full day there and at around 2 o’clock in the afternoon I decided to jump into my car to go for a drive. I wanted to explore a bit further and wider, and [...]

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In Mondays post we looked at Mackay: The Town, the Shops, the River and the Lagoon. I wanted to check out the beaches though, so I jumped into my car to make the short journey east to the coast. Within 10 minutes I’d made my way to the end of East Gordon Street, arriving at [...]

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Continuing my road trip, on Saturday morning I left Airlie Beach and headed further north. I was making my way towards Townsville, but I decided to build in a couple of stop offs along the way. The first, Hideaway Bay, required a detour, but the second, Bowen, was on my route. Bowen is a small [...]

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Before we go on a tour of Brisbane’s beaches, I want to show you some beaches close to Brisbane, but not in Brisbane. Firstly, just over an hour’s drive north, we have the Sunshine Coast. Here are some beaches on the Sunshine Coast… Next, just over an hour’s drive south, we have the Gold Coast. [...]

Diggers-Beach

Coffs Harbour is about a five hour drive south of Brisbane on the New South Wales coast. It is not a big town, it has a population of about 45,000 and has a reasonably ordinary looking town centre. Coffs, as it is known, is where we decided to spend a one-week summer holiday this year. [...]

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This is another one of those ‘I’m not here posts‘. Yes, this morning, Mrs Bob, myself, Elizabeth and two of her friends all jumped in the car and headed south. We are going to be spending a week by the beaches of Coffs Harbour in New South Wales. We all had a similar holiday last [...]