Travel Blogs from Gladstone
It's long been a little joke between Craig and I - on the day we're due to leave - one of us will say to the other - something along the lines of ' I think we should go to ...... today' and the other one will reply - what a good idea - let's do it! So I asked him the question this morning and he thought we should go to Dubai. So we're heading there now.
We were able to get up at a reasonable hour, shower, dress and on the ...
It was a very foggy start to the day which took until around 9am to start to clear... then it was beautiful blue skies again. After breakfast I got caught up on some washing which was all nice and dry by early afternoon. The domestics were followed by a trip to the local bakery to pick up some fresh bread for lunch.
By mid afternoon we were back on the river, sadly no luck again today with the fishing. Mark cleaned up the boat ...
... the net and I found a really interesting coach tour with Globus. We've done a few coach tours and really enjoy them too and have met many great people travelling that way too. This one was from Vienna down the Adriatic Coast and ending in Istanbul - all places that we had never been and were keen to see. So another call to Mark and that was added to the itinerary too and so the trip name was born - Seventeen Countries in Seven Weeks.
... grandly lining the road. Palms were dotted between and held rank down on the sand but the paperbarks were definitely the star of the town once the sun was down.
... and layered it with a creamy cheese sauce on the top. It looked and tasted yummy. On Wednesday we moved spots and took the opportunity to drive the 7k to Calliope. Calliope is only 20k from Gladstone and has become a bit of a satellite town. There is a lot of new housing and anew shopping centre. No doubt to cater to the needs of the increase in population due to all the mining in the area. Initially nervous about ...
Other places to stay in Gladstone
100 Goondoon Street , Gladstone | 4 star hotelfrom $123
22-24 Roseberry Street, Gladstone | 3 star hotelfrom $122
166 Auckland Street, Gladstone | Hotelfrom $133
20 - 24 William St., Gladstone | Hotelfrom $101