Travel Blogs from Gladstone
... in to try and kill off the flies. Thankfully the road here wasn’t rough so I was able to escape with some pace. About 40 mins later, the combo of speed with windows down and plenty of insect spray and my car was finally free of itchy little buggers.
I made my way into Rockhampton at about 11.30. There was a truck stop I could have crashed the night in on the way but rocky was only about an hours drive once I got back on the highway. Driving ...
So ... I haven't blogged for a while ... Sorry ! Ken had his all important golf trip on the Sunshine Coast which meant I had a week to catch up on paperwork (dratted tax ! ) and spend quality time with family. It also meant no exciting travel. But we are on the road again, but a combination of no phone service and free camping with only 12 v ...
... grey nomad crowd. However, the language was probably a little inappropriate. No 'F' words, but still not stuff you want your little ones to hear. The old guy who was sitting next to Jase actually got up and left and told Jase he didn't think the language was appropriate for kids to hear. Bless him.
The show went on and it got to a point in the evening where the MC was telling a rather poignant story about someone he knew who went missing in a ...
... in Brisbane today - at one stage we only had 25 mins between arrive and departure. It was now out to 30 mins but I was still nervous until I talked to Kathie at Jetset and then Mark who assured me it would all be fine and worst case scenario we would have to get the next flight to Sydney which would still be plenty of time given that our luggage was all checked in and we had all our boarding passes. But as you can see my fears ...
This morning we were on the river by 930am... after a very muddy launch from the boat ramp at low tide!! Mark was in up to his knees and I doubt our flip flops will ever look the same again! After we got onto the river all went well and, shortly after stopping at the first fishing spot Mark had landed a bream. And then, not too long after that, he landed a mangrove jack.... the biggest catch so far!
Our blue friends enjoyed ...
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