Day 36 – 6th May – Mount Tamborine

Day 36 – 6th May – Mount Tamborine

It was a true early autumn morning on Mount Tamborine today. It was cool and slightly damp with beautiful clear blue skies and very soon it got quite hot. We decided to take the walk to the Curtis Falls and then from there on down the creek. The Falls were good to...
Day 35 – Noosa to Mount Tambourine

Day 35 – Noosa to Mount Tambourine

Today we had to leave Noosa for the next stop on our trip. The sun was out again and the hood was down all day. We have certainly enjoyed our time here – it is unusual for us UK Bristol tourers to stay in the same place for a week and we have enjoyed the variety. It...
Day 34 – 4th May – Rainy day in Noosa

Day 34 – 4th May – Rainy day in Noosa

Today was our final day in Noosa. We had no organised drives or outings and the forecast was pretty dire. One of the local highlights is the market at Eumundi. So we set off optimistically with the car roof down and arrived shortly before the rain. In spite of the...
Day 33 – 3rd May – anyone for Ginger?

Day 33 – 3rd May – anyone for Ginger?

Te feature photo today is actually from yesterday with some cars in from of the Bristol Beaufort aircraft. There is in Noosa a well-known hill climb up which cars race every so often. It has to be closed for such races but bikes and motor-bikes run up and down it on...
Day 32 -2nd May – exploring South of Noosa

Day 32 -2nd May – exploring South of Noosa

Today we explored the area to the South of Noosa. First stop (for coffee) was the Mountain View  Café which forms part of the Mary Cairncross reserve, which overlooks the Glass House Mountains. The drive up to the café was green and undulating,  with great views over...
Day 31 – 1st May – Fraser Island

Day 31 – 1st May – Fraser Island

Today we had to rise at silly o’clock to enable us to catch the 4 wheel drive bus to Fraser Island at 6.15am. Uncannily, I awoke at exactly the right time to the sound of a bird which truly sounded just like an alarm clock – perhaps a parrot copying what it had heard?...