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We had a great time catching up with family in Brisbane. Daniel and Jess really enjoyed spending time with their cousins and it was great to see rob and dinesha looking so well. My jet lag wasn't too bad, Jess just ate and slept her way through the it and it only took Daniel one night to sleep through. Poor G struggled the most. We went roller skating on our last day which was ...
Had a lovely free camp in Tara - one of only 3 vans for the night in a huge recreation reserve. Cost was $5 for the first night, then 2 nights free before they charge you at caravan park rates. There was a shower/toilet which was used by the "blockies" - people who live outside town on blocks with no power or water - they come into town and line up to use the one shower/toilet for their showers ...
... the best. We wandered around for about 2 hours before heading back for a swim and some lunch.
I spent some time writing this blog and now I'm off for another swim. It's a balmy 32 degrees at the moment and will only get better of the next couple of weeks. Tomorrow we head off to Isla Gorge which is east of Emerald. Not sure if we'll have internet access there or not so will update you when we can.
Stephen and Kylie
Today after we woke up, we checked the road reports, which showed the road to Goondoowindi was open. So after a brief breakie stop we were on the road again. Well lets just say we didn't get far :( after 7 water crossings along the 100 or so kms that we travelled. We were following a truck and other cars and since the road was open we pushed on through, only to now be stuck in Goodoowindi. ...
A few of us headed down to goondiwindi for Roisins birthday!! Spent two nights there which we had such good fun going out making friends with the locals :) :) was a quite time surprisingly as it was the weekend of STRAYA DAY but we made it ourselves ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking