Month: <span>August 2012</span>

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August 17, 2012August 17, 2012

Albee and Aidens Asian Adventure

We are very lucky that Mum and Dad own a Travel Agency. As a result we get to travel to many places around the world. This time we are off to Brisbane to visit our Uncle and Aunties  plus our cousins Bobbie and Shamai and we can’t forget the dogs Lenny and Skipper. Then we...

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August 5, 2012August 5, 2012

Heard about Gympie, but where is it?

In the past year I had heard Gympie mentioned in political discussions because everyone was saying how badly the Bruce Highway needed infrastructure upgrading between Brisbane and Gympie. And here we were driving northwest from Noosa Heads to Gympie – on a weekend with not so much traffic, so we could well imagine the mayhem...

Noosa Heads is touristy and sanitised, but remains irresistible.
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August 5, 2012August 5, 2012

Noosa Heads is touristy and sanitised, but remains irresistible.

Taormina in Sicily is full of tourists and tourist shops – everything about it shouts touristy. And yet the sheer beauty of its place and setting makes it irresistible. Here we are in Noosa Heads on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast and it’s exactly the same. In many respects Noosa is sanitized and even artificial. But those...