Swanview Motor Inn
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... really are brilliant, most of the time you forget you're in the air apart from frequent bouts of turbulence to remind us. After a posh car transfer to the hotel we ventured out for a walk, the concierge recommended a pub up the road so off we went for a beer and they had Luke's favourite on tap, Little Creatures, that went down really well to prepare us for a nights sleep. Mine was aided by a newly found (natural?!?) drug called Melatonin., I ...
... should be there at the weekend for markets but we like it well enough anyway. We are taken to the beach and then to Walter’s Point which turns out to be the sandbank we saw earlier, where you can walk out into the river. Very calming, with black swans floating around. Dean and Mandy show us their rented home (they have bought some land are will build on it in due course) which seems very spacious to us. They have lime and lemon trees in the garden which provide a refreshing ...
... our itinerary for the day and soon enough we were given our first wine tastings of the day with a complementary cheese plate.
Whilst we were on our first glass we had our first lesson on how to conduct ourselves properly when tasting wine and the main thing was to remember the five S’s -
The only S that made any real difference was savour as the wines definitely tasted different from glass ...
It was 160 km approx to Goondiwindi today, a pleasant drive although the road was fairly bumpy -- will be glad to leave these QLD roads -- we did pass some cattle being driven along the road, which is great to see. We stayed at the show grounds for the night $25 for power and water, so while we had the chance we gave the caravan a quick hose down. At least got rid of some of the mud from ...
... a travel journal which we hope to post here too and send some photos back to their school friends as well. We are looking forward to our first real croissant on the streets of Paris - I think that may well be the first of our family pics in fact - stay ...
Other places to stay in Perth
Shenton Park, Perth | Motelfrom $157