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Townsville

Normally when I want to go to a decent beach I travel about an hour and a quarter north to the Sunshine Coast or about the same kind of distance south to the Gold Coast. But what if I wanted to venture further? Supposing I were to drive north for 15 hours and 39 minutes [...]

Straddie

Yes, I know this sounds like an Enid Blyton book, but it really did happen. Five families did go camping on Stradbroke Island and for me it was a return. There’s probably nothing new I can tell you about Straddie that you didn’t find out in my posts from about four years ago: It’s North [...]

North Stradbroke Island: Day 3 I have often thought of myself as possibly the least observant person in the world. I never had the urge to take up train spotting, but if I had, I imagine I may have gone down as one of the only spotters to not notice a train go by. Which [...]