Monthly Archives: May 2014

Catching and eating Red Claw at Boondooma Dam

As soon as the vehicle repairs were done we left the Tweed for Boondooma Dam, about five hours drive heading north west.   It’s a nice place for a short visit, very quiet and plenty of space, and as long as … Continue reading

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Finally, a Koala in the wild

Ever since we started our adventure I have wanted to see a koala in the wild.  When we are walking through the bush I am constantly looking up into the trees, but which eucalyptus trees should I be looking in?  It’s not … Continue reading

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Mishaps, breakdowns, repairs and recovery

We’ve been on the road for just over 4 months and just so you know that we’re not having fun all the time (just most of the time), I thought I would share with you some of the mishaps, breakdowns, … Continue reading

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Heading back north – Lawrence free camp

We started to head back north from the Blue Mountains on Anzac Day (25 April), it was a cold, foggy and rainy morning.  We wanted to drive as far north as possible via the Bruce Hwy.  We got as far … Continue reading

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Catherine Hill Bay

While visiting in Newcastle, we took a drive to Catherine Hill Bay.  We particularly wanted to visit this place as we had read that it was possible to shore dive along the historic coal loading wharf.   As it turned out … Continue reading

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The Blue Mountains

After leaving Newcastle we headed straight to the Blue Mountains.  We wanted to visit the area before it got too cold and I think we made it just in time.  We had warm sunny days and cold nights.  It dropped … Continue reading

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Blue Mountain flowers and birds

I took quite a few photos of flowers and birds while in the Blue Mountains, here a some of the better shots.  

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