Port Douglas

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At around 6:45 PM yesterday I arrived back home, marking the end of my Queensland coast road trip. All in all, I covered 5,021 km, just about pipping my 2009 road trip of 4,774 kilometres. Whilst that trip took me south down to Sydney and then round to Melbourne, this road trip was all about [...]

snow

Mrs Bob and I are thinking about booking our winter holidays for this year and wondering where to go. School winter holiday time here is around the last week in June and the first week in July, just two weeks in total. The thing with Australia is, we can stay within this country and we [...]

Port Douglas

On Monday in my post called Cold Snap Hits Brisbane and Queensland’s South-East I had a bit of a whinge about a slightly chilly Australia. Well, not slightly chilly everywhere, in some places downright cold. Although night-time temperatures are rather chilly here in Brisbane, during the day the weather is still pretty good, often almost [...]