Travel Blogs from Tenterfield, Australia

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The Putty Road, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

The Putty Road

A travel blog entry by richardvanleeuw

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2014 Mar 24 There were two basic routes north of the Blue Mountains to get us back to Robina to return the borrowed car; along the coast with its spectacular beaches, or inland. But we had seen the beaches so why do the same thing twice? The inland ...

Oct 01, 2011, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Oct 01, 2011

A travel blog entry by ferres

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time is a traveller a Tenterfield Saddler....., Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

time is a traveller a Tenterfield Saddler.....

A travel blog entry by foremanclan

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... of Irish descent.....except this wee scoundrel, he had lookouts and hideouts everywhere round here. Well, we did the museums of Tenterfield and of course the Saddle Shop with was owned by Peter Allens grandfather...hence the song, in case ye didn't ...

Glen Innes to Tenterfield, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Glen Innes to Tenterfield

A travel blog entry by vickiandpaul

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... was made famous by the Peter Allen's song 'Tenterfield Saddler'. Peter immortalised his grandfather, George Woolnough, who was the Tenterfield saddler for some 52 years, in this song. The National Trust classified the 100 year old saddlery in 1972. I ...

Tenterfield, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Tenterfield

A travel blog entry by trenfield5

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... scrubbing to remove all of the red dirt) and car until they both sone. It was 11am before we left Goondiwindi and arrived in Tenterfield at around 1.45. We didn't have any bread and ate the yummiest hamburgers and chips at a café in town. The caravan ...

The Quest begins, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

The Quest begins

A travel blog entry by cop12

Not much to report on the first day as I travelled to Tenterfield and stayed with Des & Beryl Taylor. They were very hospitable as always and gave me an excellent contact at Kalgoorlie. Distance travelled: 274 km. See ya! Gordon, you still owe ...

DAY 186 - CASINO TO TENTERFIELD - CHEMICAL SPRAY, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

DAY 186 - CASINO TO TENTERFIELD - CHEMICAL SPRAY

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... 't tropical looking like the coast. The scenery now was very green and the trees were beginning to look very autumnal in colour. Tenterfield was a lovely old town and we found the caravan park no problem. It was a lovely quirky site and we just chilled ...

Time is a traveler, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Time is a traveler

A travel blog entry by kerrlings

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Drove through Tenterfield today and couldn't help get the song in my head and that is where is again as I post this.  Still amazed at how beautiful the country side is up this way. So much greener and hillier than I imagined. Pretty big driving day ...

Road Trip, The Sequel (Day 2) - Thunderbolt, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Road Trip, The Sequel (Day 2) - Thunderbolt

A travel blog entry by turnernz

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... for the two days of road trip to date (leaving us still just around 300 short of Brisbane).  A bush fire just outside Tenterfield, where we are spending the night in a slightly odd motel, hoping that the wind does not blow this way during the ...

Days 274 & 275, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Days 274 & 275

A travel blog entry by bug2012

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On the drive to Tenterfield we past through some lovely towns, Clunes, Lismore and Casino.  Tenterfield is an historic town sitting in a valley astride the great dividing range and the 'Birthplace of our nation' - Sir Henry Parkes vision of a united ...

TENTERFIELD, PETER ALLEN'S HOME TOWN, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

TENTERFIELD, PETER ALLEN'S HOME TOWN

A travel blog entry by kathandsheila

Only a quick stop at the Information Centre to get updates on the weather and check on news of the German tourist who has went missing from his group in nearby Bald Rock National Park. This park attracts people who want to climb the granite rocks; we ...

Just Go, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Just Go

A travel blog entry by bushpigging

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... what all the fuss is about. We make it to Bendemeer and discover we are starving so pull over by the river and have lunch. On the road again and make it to Tenterfield to the oldies to show off the bus and decide we are too buggered to go any further. ...

Tenterfield, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Tenterfield

A travel blog entry by lizfyfe

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... furry kangaroo was grazing very close while we kept very still. Bush with granite rocks on three sides, sweeping views over Tenterfield and the National Parks on the fourth side. We then spent 2 hours at the Railway Museum. Great collection. ...

Bald Rock - what a climb, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Bald Rock - what a climb

A travel blog entry by kp-mitch

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... car!!!!. What is it with me and feral little boys??? In the afternoon we went and checked out the scenic route west of Tenterfield, 38km return route, this was a really pretty drive, altho it was over some farmer's properties and we did have to dodge ...

"And don't blady miss any!"

A travel blog entry by chinasmack

... them. She knows that us backpackers are disposable, and she takes advantage of us. I think it’s just the place I’m at in Australia. It’s in the middle of no where and there is a sense that I’m in America’s mid west. Racism, ...

Tenterfield lodge, what a nightmare, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Tenterfield lodge, what a nightmare

A travel blog entry by chinasmack

Staying in Tenterfield lodge was like being in a prison, or worse, a boy scout camp! Tenterfield lodge is a backpackers working hostel in (the backwater town) of Tenterfield. Located in the very north of New South Wales, almost on the border to ...

TIjd voor wat NP's, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

TIjd voor wat NP's

A travel blog entry by whvanderpost

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7 uur op en snel op weg naar de volgende bestemming, Tenterfield. Gestopt bij het info centrum voor wat kaarten en info over de National Parks in de buurt (Bald Rock en Boonoo Boonoo). Direct naar Bald Rock doorgereden, we wilden in het park op de camping ...

Captain Thunderbolt country, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Captain Thunderbolt country

A travel blog entry by car167

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... road and jumped over the bonnet of the pink VW somehow missing everything!!!  However, we finally reached the historic town of Tenterfield - 153 kms travelled.  We returned the Orange M&M back to car 4 and retrieved Blue who had joined car 4 ...

Tenterfield, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Tenterfield

A travel blog entry by oatsey

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First free camp, left Evans Head via Woodburn all the way to Tenterfield.  Managed to miss the camp spot we wanted and went down a hairy road to the falls. Lovely camp by ourselves in the bush. ...

Tenterfield - wet & cold but love this quaint town, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Tenterfield - wet & cold but love this quaint town

A travel blog entry by kp-mitch

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... the Bruxner Highway. Well I learnt a lesson today, not all highways are "highways"!!! The 150km from Goondiwindi to the Tenterfield Shire boundary (approx 80km west of Tenterfield) was a pretty crappy highway; we definitely shook anything that was loose ...

what a challenge, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

what a challenge

A travel blog entry by shell51

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... We stayed the night, sitting around a campfire with our friends but first thing the next morning took to the road and back to Tenterfield. Tonight in the showgrounds at Tenterfield, we have almost come full circle now, back to the intial stop on our trip ...

Bushrangers, Tank Traps and the Granite Dome, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Bushrangers, Tank Traps and the Granite Dome

A travel blog entry by dodgy

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Drove Through, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Drove Through

A travel blog entry by bojilly

Drove through Tenterfield, we blinked. Peter Allen motel on highway, named after Peter Allen (entertainer), apparently he came from ...

aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhh, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

aaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhh

A travel blog entry by sweetpeafabrics

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what a long trip but got some more lovely photos to share.  also on arriving home found that the mother cat had disappeared leaving her babies without any food so can only think a snake got her poor thing so am bottle feeding 3 week old kittens and ...

The job begins!, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

The job begins!

A travel blog entry by chinasmack

I have just arrived at my new tomato picking job.  I don’t know what to make of it or what to expect, all I know is I want to make a shit load of cash quick and get out of here! I worked out that I’d be making quite a lot of money ...

No more gold, but a camp kitchen with a great fire, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

No more gold, but a camp kitchen with a great fire

A travel blog entry by joeyphilby

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... guys that were going gold hunting so we got a few tips and hints for our next gold adventure!! Lots of old buildings in Tenterfield but we headed out to the Bald Rock and Boonoo Boonoo national parks for a couple of lovely bush walks. Still cold ...

Time is the traveller-Tenterfield Saddler, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Time is the traveller-Tenterfield Saddler

A travel blog entry by aussiestewies

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... for a visit. It was built in 1860 and was immortalised in the song by Peter Allen as a tribute to his Grandfather the Tenterfield Saddler. It is a touching place to visit when you follow the words of the song and we all enjoy the experience. Next we ...

I've come to see the saddler, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

I've come to see the saddler

A travel blog entry by wadeys

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... (and a damn fine one) at something resembling Stonehenge. After some dodgy 'hide behind the rock' photography we headed off for Tenterfield. .... Well we did until we lost radio reception and it became clear we weren't going to hear the big race. So we ...

Tamworth to Tenterfield, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

Tamworth to Tenterfield

A travel blog entry by ozjag

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Tenterfield is where our official journey begins. Peter Allen, the famous Aussie singer/dancer, sang a song about this place that included a reference to a saddle. Well, we're all about to spend 30 odd days in the saddle, and, while we don't really know ...

peter allen, Tenterfield, Australia travel blog

peter allen

A travel blog entry by gazzapam

... the country to see the hills, the landscape the green grass what a different view from out west dry and dead cattle, We get into tenterfield the first thing pammy wants to see and meet, you guest it peter allen what is it with this woman,? I told her ...

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