Broken River Mountain Resort Eungella
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Thursday March 3 and Friday March 4, 2016
After a hearty, delicious breakfast, Meryl and Graeme packed up the boot of their car with food and everything we would need for our first road trip. Off we drove, after a brief rain delay, (Is there a pattern developing here?) to Eungella National Park.
The rain was pouring down so hard …
... a couple of platypus then we headed to another lookout we hadn't been to back near the Chalet.it was higher up and the view was across the valley to the mountains. I had a look to see if there were any caches in the area as we hadn't looked for any on the whole trip there was one at this lookout just zooming in when my phone went flat bugger it was a small area so we just looked around Sue down loaded the app onto her phone to see if we could ...
... the chalet, but wasn't to be, the package once unrolled turned out to be a gazebo for some entertainment that was scheduled for today. Found ourselves a table overlooking this fantastic view and settled down to morning tea to be entertained by a guy playing guitar and singing a good mix of songs from Bob Dillon to Johnny Cash, he was obviously a jazz fan as every song had a jazz twist to it, Johnny Cash jazz style all I could say was ...
... the climb up the mountain a rise of 800 mtrs. In four and a half kilometres, just straight up with very tight bends. A sign at the bottom said not suitable for caravans, however quite a few had done it anyway as was evident when we got to the top. The chalet had been built back in the early 1930s with the first owner almost going broke. Because of its location and no sealed road, and the fact most of the vehicles of the day had trouble making the grade without ...
... tree stamps. After about an hour we drove a bit further on and did a couple of short walks. Next stop Broken River this where we should see the platypus.AL Heather and Greg got talking to a older lady that was travelling by herself hearing her tails I went along the bank looking for platypus. There were a couple of little ones in the creek I spotted them from the bridge. I called out to the others to come look so they wouldn't miss them.. We were lucky to see them as ...