Aston Hill Motor Lodge
Travel Blogs from Port Macquarie
... went to sleep wondering what the week had in store for us.
The next place we were volunteering was at an English woman called Sadie’s house for 3 days and nights helping her doing some gardening and painting. She lived in a little town called Lennox Head so after saying our farewells to Chloe we caught the public bus from Ballina to find Sadie waiting to pick us up from the stop. She seemed like a lovely woman and we found out that she had two sons who were with ...
... turn offs leaving us wondering if we had transported to another country…Toronto & Gloucester were a couple of standouts. We had a couple of times we had to slow to 40kms for kilometres at a time because they had to close a lane while they mowed the area between the lanes, very frustrating when you drop from 110kph. Finally a quick stop for lunch & a stretch at a town called Coolongolook which Emma was sure was ...
... walks along the beach.
Crescent head is a known as the surfing mecca of this part of the coast and even has a web cam posting daily updates surfing conditions on the net.
The front car park is a prime spot to be for the would be surfers to hang out.
... in the marina. Back to camp, Blades had won and Piers Morgan was still unhappy. After showering we decided to get our hands dirty with the sink. We got 'Barry' the site caretaker to take a look. 'Barry' was quick to point out that rice, pasta, and other such foodstuffs were for eating and not washing down the sink. After unblocking the u-bend under said sink, we noticed a moderate improvement in the filtration of the waste water so hats off to 'Barry' for his assistance. Dan ...
11th -12th November
We take the back road to Port Macquarie from Crescent Head along about 30klm of reasonable gravel road (beats a boring highway), and after a few detours find the little ferry to cross the river (NSW are not big on signs). The ramp to the ferry proves to be at rather a steep angle both boarding and disembarking but we managed ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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