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Glasshouse Mountains: Queensland, Australia Glasshouse Mountains: Queensland, Australia

Approximately an hour’s drive north of Brisbane, one finds the Glasshouse Mountains. Named by Captain Cook, they were created some 25 million plus years ago as the country passed over the hotspot now situated at the northern tip of Tasmania, the erosion of time has produced this awe – inspiring sight of rocks soaring above […]

Botanical Gardens, Mt Coot – Tha, Brisbane: Queensland, Australia Botanical Gardens, Mt Coot – Tha, Brisbane: Queensland, Australia

Bob and I thoroughly enjoyed our time here with the grandchildren. Well set up for the youngsters, a treasure hunt along the childrens’ pathway kept them occupied There was plenty to look for. This was a Floss Silk Tree: quite interesting. This was a hit! and the vegetable garden was great for their sense of […]

Boondall Wetlands, Brisbane: Queensland, Australia Boondall Wetlands, Brisbane: Queensland, Australia

These wetlands were beautiful, although it’s would have been a good idea for us to set off much earlier than we did: a little warm out there, it was! Spiders of immense proportions. A showcase area. Plenty of water with the incoming tide. And the tree bark was beautiful.  

Brisbane to Helensvale: Queensland, Australia

The 2017/18 summer season, our first, in Rolling G commenced as Bob and I completed preparing the rig, waved the family ‘goodbye’ and commenced the journey to Lamington National Park. Still recovering from unpleasant colds, it was only a few hours later that we called it a day and halting short of the mark at […]

Back in Oz Back in Oz

Our European 2017 season has come to a close. We landed in Brisbane after a good flight back. Now it’s time to bring out the ‘Rolling G’ right and head north for a month or so.   Check out our 2017 and 2018 journey in the Rolling G rig.  

Brisbane, Here We Are

A three and a half hour drive through lush green countryside, where large pools of water from the last of the March rains still lay, brought us to the outskirts of Brisbane. Our track led us through the exquisitely beautiful region of the Darling Downs and Great Dividing Range. A mix of endless paddocks and forest […]