Day 9 12-09-2015 Fri Home

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We had a most enjoyable stay at the Rydges Sails resort in Port Macquarie. As expected, the Pacific Hwy south from Port was four lanes all the way. The section between Forster and Karuah was particularly scenic – much better … Continued

Day 8 10-09-2015 Thu Port Macquarie

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After a lazy start we headed south hungry. Breakfast was at Evans Head. Next stop was at Grafton where we admired to very wide streets – all country towns (and Sydney) should be like this. As we approached Coffs Harbour, … Continued

Day 7 09-09-2015 Wed Byron Bay

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After breakfast in town we spent the next three hours tramping over the Cape Byron headland. We followed a circular route along Main Beach and Clark’s Beach on the sand, up the little lookout hillock at the end (The Pass), … Continued

Day 6 08-09-2015 Tue Byron Bay

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Our day started at the Mt Coot tha Lookout about 7 Km west of the city. It was reached by a very good road that circled the mountain top. The view, although slightly hazy already by 10am (25°C) was expansive … Continued

Day 5 07-09-2015 Mon Brisbane

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Another full day in Brisbane. We started at the Town Hall with a free tour of the clock tower, from which we had an excellent view of the red/white Uniting church opposite, and of course, our own Meriton Tower (visible … Continued

Day 4 06-09-2015 Sun Brisbane

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We had a lazy morning, not leaving the room before 10:30am (we are addicted to our online SMH). We started by heading to the Tourist Info in Queen St. This is located in the antechamber to the foyer of the … Continued

Day 3 05-09-2015 Sat Brisbane

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We slept well after fighting with the heating controls (too warm). Breakfast was huge and delicious. We had some online things to do, so did get away until well past 10am. We had decided to drive to the nearby Mt … Continued

Day 2 04-09-2015 Fri Tenterfield

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After breakfast and good-byes, we headed for the Oxley Lookout above Tamworth. This is a well-tended area and gives a great vie over the town. We could identify the Post Office and could almost see our lodgings from there. Then … Continued

Day 1 03-09-2015 Thu Tamworth

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Contrary to expectations, we awoke to another bright, sunny day. We got away just before 10am and jumped on the freeway north. Lots of traffic most of the way toward the Hunter. Five or so Km south of the junction … Continued