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The road we took to Mt Barney was initiated by the Lion's Club in Kyogle. It is a shortcut across the mountains, following the interstate railway line and providing great views. When we got to Rathdowney we again stopped for information about the camping grounds. There was nowhere in the park where we could take the van and we weren't sure which of the private ones would suit us. Decided to go to Flanagan's bush camp after ...
... so named because Captain Cook thought the volcanic plugs looked like the glass bottle furnaces of his native Yorkshire). Anne had been told about this region by a lady we had met on the train to Kurunda up near Cairns. We arrived on top of the ridge at a small tourist town called Montville. It was very pretty in a newly constructed contrived way with all the tourists shops the rich Brisbane day tripper could require. Numerous art shops, coffee ...
Adjustment back into Aussie life with the O'Reilly's has been seamless and in a way it feels as though no time has past at all.
The day after I arrived, Ken and I decided to do a bush walk up Mt Maroon. Mt. Maroon is a 966 meter peak located in south-east Queensland's Mount Barney National Park, and which, even by Australian standards is said to be a challenging climb. ...
... dinner leftovers from last night to take with us to Natural Bridge, where we were hoping to see the glow worms after dark. It was about a half hour drive so we figured we'd take our warm dinner, eat it there and then explore the waterfall there until sunset, when we could catch the glow worms.
And that is basically what we did. Natural Bridge is gorgeous and it was lovely to spend a bit of time there at dusk. Eventually the glow worms ...
We had lunch there at the campground accompanied by a goanna, a kookaburra and a couple of annoying bees. Nothing like getting back to nature ! Can't say there was much to see at Mebbin, but we were looking forward to an early night, because we had the "big one" planned for the next day ..... climbing Mt Warning. And that story needs a whole blog post of its own ......