Tower Lodge - Relais & Chateaux
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Up this morning had breakfast and away we went at 10:00. Nice easy trip to Newcastle along the Golden highway on to the New England highway (A15 & M15). Made our way to Newcastle Airport then turn right to Stockton which is right on the tip opposite Newcastle across the Hunter river ( five minute ferry ride across). Check in at the Stockton beach camp, we are here for 7 nights, as I have a ...
Beautiful morning! Most sun and blue sky we have seen! Watching birds. Cucktatoos are very screechy and the pigeons even are prettier with crests! Stopped for cappicinos. I had made a comment just before about the fact that we hadn't seen any Italian restaurants. The lady who owned the Coffee shop was in fact from Italy. We discussed how the names of the coffees were different from where they originated ie. Long black, long white, ...
... so we stayed in the hotel, resting. By watching the weather update on TV a pretty bad system was over us and had a 500 km diameter, yes 500 km. Australia size then.
The next day as the sky was clear, we visited THE local town : Cessnok. It felt it was stuck in time, about 30 years. Everything was so old fashioned. Quite a few shops closed. It was built around this long high street made of 1920s buildings. Most ...
... d. Haha. We headed there after we got our stuff from Coles. Guro got a burger and I got their oh so delicious chips! We were having a family dinner of sorta at 6 for German Chris's birthday so I didn't want to get much food. We ate quickly then headed back to get cleaned up. The family dinner for Chris was more of a, "cook your own thing and eat together", sort of dinner. Everyone did eat around the same time and at the table for once. There were also heaps ...
... up with family and friends who will want to know everything about our adventure and wishing they could do what we are doing. There will be maintenance to do on the Nissan and the Caravan so both are ready for the next adventure. Where to I hear you ask? I have no idea at this point in time BUT be assured it will be a trip to enjoy.
Thank you for reading my ramblings. I hope I have entertained you ...