Beaches

Box Jellyfish

It can kill in less than two minutes 63 lives claimed in Australia since 1884 Its poison kills faster than a Taipan Meet the Box Jellyfish The real name of the box jellyfish is Chironex Fleckeri and it is sometimes known as the sea wasp. I always hated wasps, the buzzing black and yellow flying [...]

Australian Beaches in Winter

In Friday’s post I informed you that I was not here, I was in Maroochydore. That information was incorrect. A Very Public Apology. This blog makes every effort to be factually correct at all times but on this occasion, it is with great regret that I have to inform you that……. my wife made a [...]

bouncy bouncy

Warrnambool is the biggest city along the Great Ocean Road. Well, you saw the road, (you did see the road in the last post, didn’t you?) there wasn’t much competition was there? We had decided to stay for three nights, mainly to give our daughter some beach time. She’s a plucky little girl, but even [...]

Lakes Entrance

With Sydney now in our rear view mirror, we were heading for Melbourne. The quickest way to get there would be to cut across land along the M31, driving past Canberra and dropping down to Melbourne. But how could I desert the M1 after all those good times? Besides, it would only add an extra [...]

Coogee Beach

I’m not a big fan of Sydney. But then I suspect Sydney cares very little for me too. As I’m not a fan, I will be brief. We’ll take a quick look around and then we’ll call it a day. Is that OK with you? What is my problem with Sydney? I am going to [...]

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 [...]