Travel Blogs from Gladstone
... from downtown Cancun and 11 from the international airport. Krystal Grand offers breathtaking views of Nichupté Lagoon and the Caribbean Sea, one of the best beaches in Cancun. With a great location, Krystal Grand Punta Cancun is found just a few steps from the conventions center, shopping malls, restaurants, cultural attractions and the best nightlife of the city. The resort has a unique location facing the ocean, with stunning views and an extensive and wonderful white ...
... Amamoor. We stopped at a free camp at Gin Gin for the night to break up the trip and left again first thing in the morning. We arrived at our new property we bought at Amamoor around lunchtime and set up the caravan ready for a few days work. On Saturday morning we headed to Fernvale to stay with Keiran's uncle Robert, wife Paula and daughter Grace. We were lucky enough to arrive on a day when they were going to a local schools country fair. ...
... shopping centre to get supplies - the only supplies we needed was alcohol & after almost a complete trip around the mall we realised there was no bottle shop, so we got ice creams instead, we got the alcohol sorted down the road a little further. In Rocky I think I spotted about 4 bull statues, unfortunately I missed a photo of the big one, I didn't mind this town a little crowded but still nice. It wasn't too much further till our free camp for the night ...
... in getting all these but Mark had been out of the office for a week so was happy to wait to see him when he got back and enjoy the opportunity to have a catch up.
Everything looks to be in perfect order (as it always is with him) and so there's not a real lot left to do now. But having the travel docs in my hot sticky little hands makes it very real .... and exciting.
Didn't really want to start messing around ...
... the opposite direction caused a stone to hit the front of our van. Luckily it struck about 150mm below the windscreen - otherwise it would have been through it!!
Long distances can cause fatigue for drivers. One of the signs along the road asked "Which is the highest mountain in Queensland?" (Mt Bartle Frere) A bit of mental stimulation to keep the grey matter active.
Sadly we crossed back over the Tropic of Capricorn today, so ...
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