Travel Blogs from Carmila, Australia

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The one where the car breaks down...., Carmila and Mackay Qld., Australia travel blog

The one where the car breaks down....

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... start charging. But it so could have easily been 50! Anyhow we ended up in (probably) the smallest town in Australia Carmila. Imagine.... a pub, a 24hr service station (I don't think I would have survived without the pies bought when hungry!) a ...

Onwards and downwards., Clairview, Australia travel blog

Onwards and downwards.

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels

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Today our main aim was to count off the kilometres and we had a camp in mind so hopefully we wouldn't end up stranded again sleeping in a car park. Fri 25th Oct - We survived the night sleeping in the car in a tourist information car park. I know I have ...

St Lawrence and Capricorn Caves, St Lawrence, Australia travel blog

St Lawrence and Capricorn Caves

A travel blog entry by alicethetroopy

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... ourselves to coffee and sones for $6.50! Big spenders! Stayed in a free camp at St Lawrence that was listed in the Camps Australia book and turned out to be pretty good, except for the 50 other grey nomads camping there! But Alice managed to pull off ...

Carmila Beach, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Carmila Beach

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik

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... it’s a total rip off, offering really small rolls for the same price as the normal sized ones.  We drive three hours to Carmila Beach and set up around 3pm by the water.  It’s a free site and it’s beside the beach!  This ...

Bush Turkeys,  Carmila Beach, Australia travel blog

Bush Turkeys

A travel blog entry by chris.fiona

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We drove from Mackay to Carmila Beach & stopped at Sarina along the way to have a look at the Giant Cane Toad.... Imagine whacking that with a golf club lol. Then we kept moving to Carmila beach. It’s quite nice here & is meant to be a place ...

Stevo the Builder, Greenhills, Australia travel blog

Stevo the Builder

A travel blog entry by steve-adrienne

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As Ted has decided to build a house we have come down to Greenhills to give him a hand.  Stevo was up early every morning donning his builders belt and headed off to work on the house. I became the TA extraordinaire and we pushed Ted to get done ...

At Ted and Ellas, Greenhills Queensland, Australia travel blog

At Ted and Ellas

A travel blog entry by steve-adrienne

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We managed to set up next to Ted and Ellas house with no problems at all. We were greeted by Bobby the dog who enjoyed a daily visit into the strange machine that had invaded their yard. Steve set to getting the boat up and running ready for a fishing ...

Casually drifting along...., Clairview Beach, Australia travel blog

Casually drifting along....

A travel blog entry by dentons

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Arrived at Clairview Beach 20th November, staying at Clairview Beach Holiday Park for 3 nights. We have a bit of spare time up our sleeve before we fly to Adelaide for Xmas, so casually drifting along! It was relaxing staying right on the beach where we ...

Australische Herzlichkeit am Carmila Beach, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Australische Herzlichkeit am Carmila Beach

A travel blog entry by reiseglitzer

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... wieder. Es geht weiter nordwärts, vorbei an Gladstone, Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Parkhurst und Marlborough, bis wir schliesslich in Carmila ankommen. Die Fahrt gestaltet sich abermals als sehr langweilig… Jedoch brennt in uns eine grosse Hoffnung: Wir ...

No Taipans...., Clairview, Australia travel blog

No Taipans....

A travel blog entry by cotysmore

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We took a detour inland to see if we could get a ride on a treetop ropeway which sounded fun. The website said that there would be a tour possibly available at 1pm so we headed up the valley and found the signs pointing to this Lonely Planet noted ...

Sugar Mills & Wetlands at St Lawrence, St Lawrence, Australia travel blog

Sugar Mills & Wetlands at St Lawrence

A travel blog entry by sueton

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25/9/13 Mckay to St Lawrence We left Bucasia in time to have a drive through Mackay, and head out the the Sugar mill for the 11am tour. Mackay seems to have been rebuilt, as their are very few of the older building left. Perhaps years of cyclones have ...

Didn't Quite Make It, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Didn't Quite Make It

A travel blog entry by lj.oz

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... Oh well maybe next year! Back on the highway the reggae bumping we drove and drove. Our next break from driving was for a stretch in Carmila, which in turn ended up being a stay for the night. While parked at the gas station one of the locals buying ice ...

Post 2, Clairview, Australia travel blog

Post 2

A travel blog entry by danielsdomain

Clairview is a very popular rest stop,good toilets and right next to the ocean. left at 8 am drove to Rocky, had lunch then on to Calliope River Rest Area, south side of River. Had fuel trouble 1/2 hr from Calliope, changed fuel filter and bled the ...

Lagerfeuer..., Carmila Beach, Australia travel blog

Lagerfeuer...

A travel blog entry by danni-australia

Am Morgen ging es zur Finch Hatten Gorge... Ein wunderschoener langer Spaziergang mit viel viel Regenwald und Wasser... Toll... Das Camp an dem wir richtig schoen frueh ankamen, direkt am Strand, mit Lagerfeuer und vorher viel Zeit zum lesen... Generell ...

Left Behind, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Left Behind

A travel blog entry by rethus

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... on the A1 highway. It was a beautiful day, and wanting to make the most of it, we decided to turn off the highway at Carmila and headed towards the beach. Here we found a quiet, but beautiful campground, spread out along about 2km of beach, right on the ...

Road trip one night stopover, Clairview, Australia travel blog

Road trip one night stopover

A travel blog entry by timsarahrtw

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Lovely campsite on the beach, not really much of a sea to swim in but a good one ...

Life amongst the trees, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Life amongst the trees

A travel blog entry by mawstrip

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Good morning from Carmila Beach. It's a beautiful sunny day and not a ripple in the ocean and a mild 8 degrees. Carmila Beach is a lovely spot at the end of the town, but unfortunately the toilets were full and locked, which made it difficult for those ...

Carmila Beach, Carmila Beach, Australia travel blog

Carmila Beach

A travel blog entry by lizandjon

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... . They were in a motor home which they share with 2 other couples. So they have 6 months at home and then 3 months in Australia. It seems to be quite a good arrangement. They have also spent a few years sailing in Europe. I think they are pretty well off. ...

Clairview to Stanage Bay, Stanage, Australia travel blog

Clairview to Stanage Bay

A travel blog entry by thebarrys

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This morning we headed off first thing towards Stanage Bay. After a few hours on the Bruce Highway we came to the turn off to Stanage and the warning signs .... 100km of dirt road, no water,no shower facilities and only very limited toilets available at ...

Caves and camp sites, Clairview, Australia travel blog

Caves and camp sites

A travel blog entry by whereiskatie

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An hour from Emu Park, we arrived at Capricorn caves. We had a slightly dull tour of the caves, but it was a pretty spot with some wild roos and cool forest, I bought a bat book which made me very happy, and we got cream teas which made Harry very happy. ...

Another special evening?, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Another special evening?

A travel blog entry by c-in-oz

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Must be close to a Full Moon, as it appears we are at the receiving end of another wave of wiz-bang (the sliding van door goes wiz then bang) type overseas tourists. Late afternoon the wind stopped and we went for a walk along the beach. It was a good ...

Day 3 - Carmila, Queensland, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Day 3 - Carmila, Queensland

A travel blog entry by mainey

... - didn't quite make Airlie rang Shannon and Julian to let them know that we will be in Airlie Monday morning. We camped at Carmila arriving at approximately 3.30pm 110Km south of Mackay. Raining all the way to Carmila had to setup in rain, again stayed at ...

Hard gilling at the Beach, Carmila Beach, Australia travel blog

Hard gilling at the Beach

A travel blog entry by beni-far-away

Gleich am darauffolgenden Tag geht unser Weg weiter gen Norden. Carmila Beach ist unser nächster Stop wir sehen das erste Gefahrenschild, das vor den tödlichen Box Jelly Fishes, die im australischen Sommer die Meere unsicher machen, warnt. Zudem kommen ...

Free camping at Clairview, Clairview, Australia travel blog

Free camping at Clairview

A travel blog entry by lokei

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We started out from Yeppoon this morning and after completing some business in Rockhamton we travelled north stopping for lunch at Waverley Creek. Stayed the night at Clairview. A great spot, one of our favourites. Only meant to stay 1 night but many ...

Eine feuchte Nacht, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Eine feuchte Nacht

A travel blog entry by alexmerlin

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Eine tolle Idee ein Zelt für über den Kofferaumdeckel zu konstruieren, damit Nachts nichts rein kommt. Gut gemacht Spaceship. Blöd nur das das Ding nicht Wasserdicht ist. Nach einer durchregneten Nacht waren nicht nur wir nass, sonder auch ...

Some R&R and fishing, Clairview, Australia travel blog

Some R&R and fishing

A travel blog entry by bobstevo

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After a week on the road, we have set up camp at the little seaside town of Clairview, about 160klm south of Mackay in North Queensland. We will stay here for three days before going to Townsville to see family. Clairview has been a pleasant and relaxing ...

Carmila Beach, Carmila Beach, Australia travel blog

Carmila Beach

A travel blog entry by mrs_arkey

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... on the highway (a truck lost its load). Just after we got moving again, we found a spot to camp right on the beach at Carmila.  It was low tide when we arrived and we could hardly see the water’s edge, but when high tide came it was ...

Von Alva Beach nach Notch Point Road, Notch Point Road, Australia travel blog

Von Alva Beach nach Notch Point Road

A travel blog entry by muheim

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Am Vorabend haben sie mir noch angeboten zu einem sehr guten Preis nochmals das Yongala wrek zu tauchen. Doch ich habe mich dann entschieden weiter zu fahren und wenn ich die Möglichkeit bekomme lieber nochmals an einem andern Ort zu tauchen. Clémente ...

Carmila Beach, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Carmila Beach

A travel blog entry by c-in-oz

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The next location that we decided to stay at was a whole one hour's drive north to Carmila Beach. Before we left St Lawrence we walked out to the wet land area and had another bird watching fix where we spotted two different types of birds that we ...

Cape Palmerston to Camilla, Carmila, Australia travel blog

Cape Palmerston to Camilla

A travel blog entry by lbfarrett

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Sunday left Sarina after visiting the local markets at the Showground. Surprising number of stalls. Lots of fresh fruit and vegetables. The plant stalls were the cheapest we'd ever seen. Had we been closer to home we'd certainly have stocked up on plants ...

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