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... and face, burning my eye! June seemed pretty amused whilst I was crying! (Told her I did it on purpose to make her laugh ). We then went to the beach, where I continued to be stupid getting sand all over my face and in my mouth, mmm crunchy...! Didn't really do a lot in the evening, had a quick walk around the market and a quiet evening before our final day. Day 14, last day. We wanted to do a couple of things with our final day, firstly we went ...
Mt Warning is 17km from Murwillumbah and is the highest part of an old volcanic caldera, that has eroded / sunk to half of its original height down to 1156metres, it is a 4.4 km track/climb to the summit, about 5 hours or less (if your feeling fit) for the round trip. In winter its is the first point in Australia to see the sunrise, Mt Howe in southern NSW has that claim in summer.
We had the alarm set for 5.30am to get an earlier start ...
... to our hostel, which was the cheapest we could find on hostel bookers. It was much nicer than we were expecting and we were in a dorm with only 6 people. We also had a tv and an ensuite, not too shabby! We dumped our bags and headed out to the supermarket to stock up on food and then headed back. In the evening we went out with the hotel as they had free entry to a club and you get one free drink! It reminded us a lot of Dusk though so ...
... in the street. The electricity would not return for the remainder of our stay, the staff however seemed to be more interested in rounding people up for the latest pub crawl!
Overall 2 nights in Surfers Paradise was more then enough and our hostel was the worst we have stayed in so far, a combination of the staff, guests and general cleanliness made it a poor hostel.
Next stop Brisbane!!
... Centre at Clontarf, a northern suburb, to see if any hope of accommodation anywhere near here, remembering it is a long weekend here. Bingo, we got a caravan park at Clontarf. .
A beautiful day again, we took a bike ride along the foreshore, past Woody Point to Scotts Head - all along the shores of Morton Bay, then back through the streets of Redcliffe. Tonight a nice dinner at the Bramble Bay Bowling Club rounded off a pleasant ...