BEST WESTERN Ballina Island Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Ballina
The sun has been shining on our trip from the beginning and today was no different except for a blowout on one of my suitcase wheels. Our weekend destination was Byron Bay for the next two nights, but the universe had other plans for us. By noon on Saturday we were navigating our way through the one-way barricaded streets of Surfers Paradise (the …
... at the caravan park there were fisher men pulling in nets full of sea mullet, we heard that there was $50,000 worth of fish in those nets, and they had already pulled the same amount of nets in the morning, the next day we saw them doing it all again, disgraceful really, no wonder the natural cycle of fish ecology is breaking ...
... if we didn’t at least try for a bit. Once we got to the sea we found the water to be angry and ferocious and the tide unpredictable, so much so we would have to run out to it when it withdrew so we could cast our lines before hastily jogging backwards to avoid our feet getting wet. We fished for about an hour, determined to catch something. At one point I got a massive bite, so big I thought the rod would snap in half. I battled furiously with it, reeling the line in as fast ...
... like the size of a grain of rice inserted under the skin of my stomach. This will be done every three months where ever I am in Australia . Late November 2013 I departed the Gold Coast towing my caravan and headed for a small country town across the New South Wales border called Alstonville. There was no particular reason to go to a Alstonville, but had I not I would have missed my first adventure. Maybe not so much of an adventure, but lets say, "my ...
... from his perch upside down to have a good peck at his fig. The roads of Byron Bay are ruled by skateboarders, cyclists and barefooted pedestrians who take their time crossing the road whenever they feel like it. Otherwise there's a lot of different vans with colours and curtains and beds inside. The town of Byron tucked behind main beach with no high rises (thankfully- unlike Gold Coast) is scattered with cute cafés, surf shops and yummy ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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