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Travel Blogs from Port Macquarie
... fun' to run back down the mountain but this time via the trail. Having not had enough of an adrenaline rush we loaded up the cars and headed down to the beach to catch some narly waves! With moderate success* we had a fun afternoon. Plans to finish off the perfect Aussie day with a Barbie were almost scuppered when Liv blocked the drains meaning there was no water usage for the rest of the evening! *technically meaning that we drank more sea water than we surfed ...
Since arriving in Port Macquarie on Sunday, I've enjoyed looking around the area and spent a lovely day out with Ruth on Tuesday. We explored Bellingen and Dorrigo, some areas of real natural beauty and outstanding stunning views.I have also been interviewed and my photo taken by the local paper that Ruth is editor. She has come up with the wacky idea, that with so many visitors to the area this weekend, due to the world famous Ironman Tournament, the paper should run a 'Hug A ...
One of the main reasons I chose the hostel was because my guidebook had said that they had a resident parrot called Cheeky! He was really sweet, I fed him apple and he walked up and down my arms, he was adorable! Along with all the other animals I've met so far in Aus, I wanted to take him home too!
Having not learnt from the Boris-bike fail in Melbourne, I was adamant that I wanted to go cycling. Port Macquarie is very quiet and according to ...
... form of communication. Night rolled into morning and all was well but unfortunately we still are without power etc. We drove down our lane to the break wall to have a look. The once turquoise surf is now a yucky brown as it whirls and pounds it's way in to the debris covered shores. Because of the force of the rivers high waters and the flooding on both sides of the river banks the ferry is not due to reopen any time soon. Our dear neighbour and new friend Will was kind enough to loan ...
... The houses are still too hot for a party in the evenings, but once the sun goes down, it's great to be gathered outdoors. Except for the Christmas beetles. At a friend's house last weekend, I thought it had started to rain. It was the kamikaze Christmas beetles, throwing their hard shells onto the driveway under the streetlight. Thousands on their back, legs wiggling. The magpies love them. We like the magpies now that they're not trying to kill us. They eat lots of spiders ...
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