The great thing about small towns is that they have to work hard to survive. Murwillumbah better known as Mur-bah is a town that has been through boom and burst. In March 2017, the Tweed Valley and surrounding regions were devastated by a 100 year...
Tumbulgum, established in 1866, is the premier rural village in the Tweed Shire, located at the confluence of the Rous (North Arm) and Tweed Rivers overlooked by the iconic and majestic Wollumbin Mount Warning and surrounding Border Ranges. The Tweed Valley, a...
First visit to Uluru in the Northern Territory of Australia Flights to Uluru, (previously named Ayers Rock), Western Australia and the Northern Territory don't come cheap hence why many Australians haven't visited these places. Australian baby boomer travellers...
Friday 2 October - Monday 5 October 2015 - Weipa North Queensland Qantas Link QF2479 - Weipa - Cairns - Dash 8 400 - 13:20pm Weipa is the northernmost sizeable town in Queensland with a population of 3,500. It is not a touristy town - it is a thriving mining town....
Friday 2 October 2015Jetstar JA926 - Brisbane / Cairns - A320 After restless sleep, I rose early - 5:15am in preparation for my Jetstar flight from Brisbane to Cairns. Kevin, an Asian-Australian Uber driver collected me from Carseldine on the Northside of Brisbane...
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