BEST WESTERN Macquarie Barracks
Travel Blogs from Port Macquarie
... they have some that are victims of road accidents, bush fire burns, dog attacks, they do a wonderful job but have no government funding, so rely on donations from the public, they don't charge an entry fee but have donation boxes around the enclosures. From here we went to Sea Acres rainforest, what an amazing thing so close to the beach, a serene 1.3km walk on a raised walkway through this magnificent ...
... on what she was saying. After a quick swim in the pool we insisted we begin with some work. Chris got started on mowing the garden whilst I was tasked to begin painting her sons room. I’d never used a paint roller before that day and would it be immature of me to say I enjoyed myself quite a bit? After a huge dinner of bangers and mash we walked her dog with her – a little puppy called Summer and one of the most excitable dogs I have ever encountered, I mean this ...
... night we cooked dinner; pasta again the order of the day with a simple tomato and basil sauce. I decided to garnish it with a leafy salad to mix it up a bit though. Where we'd parked was pretty isolated. Once it got dark Dan happened to stumble across the westest radio station when fiddling with the frequency. This host was talking some bizarre stuff and when coupled with the fact we were pretty much in the middle of the nowhere, it began to feel like we were star roles in a horror ...
... I managed 3 times to stand up & was chuffed to bits, until the 2 hours of sleep hit me & I was just lying flat on my surf board with no energy to paddle back to shore!! Back at camp Anna & I showered next door to each other in the outdoor showers. Was so funny to take a shower on the concrete, with the sun shining down, whilst chatting & singing to your friend through corrugated iron walls!! Happy ...
... discovered a couple of musical instruments at the park too which is new!
Back at the farm, Dad said something about weight distribution and spent a little while emptying and re-packing the trailer. He seemed to enjoy it very much. Not sure why, I hate packing up my toys!
After dinner I got a haircut from Nanna and then had a bath and a story before bed.
Looking forward to Ballina tomorrow and my first night in our trailer tent. See you soon!
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility