My adventures

Camping in Chillagoe

Camping in Chillagoe   The 'winter of camping' continued last week with a one-night stay in Chillagoe. It's an amazing place to visit, so I thoroughly recommend it to anybody who hasn't been. Located in outback Queensland, the drive from Port Douglas takes about 2hr40 if you don't stop, so we left at about 9am.… Continue reading Camping in Chillagoe

regeneration walk at downfall creek, lake tinaroo
My adventures

Camping at Lake Tinaroo

Camping at Lake Tinaroo   Well I've been pretty absent from my blog for some time because there just hasn't been much going on. However campsites reopened a few weeks ago in Queensland, and with extra time on my hands I have dubbed winter 2020 the winter of camping. It kicked off two weeks ago… Continue reading Camping at Lake Tinaroo

My adventures

Camping by the Mitchell River

Camping by the Mitchell River Earlier this week, Conor and I set off with a few friends for a 2-night camping trip. We headed to a remote bush camping area on the banks of the Mitchell River, close to Cooktown Crossing, approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Port Douglas. After stopping for an obligatory beverage at… Continue reading Camping by the Mitchell River

cooktown foreshore, far north queensland
My adventures

Bloomfield Track & Archers Point

Bloomfield Track & Archers Point   The dancing flames of a campfire...The clear, starry night sky...the earth's natural elements are so beautiful, so pure. There's something so relaxing about being out in nature. So Conor and I had been speaking with some friends for a while about going camping and we finally did it. Unfortunately… Continue reading Bloomfield Track & Archers Point

Travel advice, Travel thoughts

Things I Wish I’d Known Before Coming to Australia

Things I Wish I'd Known Before Coming to Australia True to my nature, I was pretty organised when planning my trip to Australia. I had a big old to do list, divided into when things should be done - booking a hostel, setting up a bank account, those kinds of things. Maybe I'll even share… Continue reading Things I Wish I’d Known Before Coming to Australia

lake bellfield the grampians
My adventures, Travel thoughts

A Long Weekend in the Grampians

A Long Weekend in the Grampians Hello, hello and happy Sunday! If you've read my recent post on a long weekend on the Great Ocean Road then you will know that last January (2018) I discovered a love for camping when Conor and I visited the Great Ocean Road. At the end of that trip we… Continue reading A Long Weekend in the Grampians

great ocean road, australia
My adventures, Travel guides

A Long Weekend on the Great Ocean Road

A Long Weekend on the Great Ocean Road Hello, hello and welcome to my first post of 2019. Just an aside - I'm going to try to commit to posting every Sunday now so we'll see how that goes! I may also post more often - we'll see. I'm mixing things up a bit today… Continue reading A Long Weekend on the Great Ocean Road