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... area and make a quick super noodle dinner whilst it gets dark. Once the sun has set we walk through the lush sub tropical rainforest (the trees here are living relics of the Jurassic age approx. 180million years old), it does not immediately disclose the arched cave and rock bridge that has a plunging waterfall. As we walk into the cave it is illuminated by thousands of tiny green lights... Glow worms! It's incredible, I have never seen anything so ...
We hired kayaks from the Currumbin Boat Shed and went kayaking on the Currumbin Creek this morning for two hours. It was a nice, peaceful river, and we saw many water birds, a pelican swallowing a fish, fish jumping out of the water, and bats in the trees. The bats were very noisy, so they caught our attention up in the trees. We thought they might be birds at first, but once we got closer, we could tell they were bats. We think ...
We pack up Toby in the rain and head to Mullimbimby for the farmers market held every Friday. We indulge in some danish, pork dumplings and rockmelon. From there we head north through Tweed City (for supplies) and onto the Springbrook National Park for the night.
Nearby is the Purlingbrook Falls - where you stand right at the top of the fall and look directly down. Totally impressive and one of the best falls we have ...
... pics of that. :)
Finally we make it to Peacock Creek Rest Area. Its a large open grassed area with the freshest smelling long-drop ive ever experienced! We are the only ones who stay here for the night. Us a massive goanna that scares the hell out of Tanya as she didnt see it as it darts up the tree.
Once the sun goes down we are also visited by some cat sized marsupials - although they keep their distance.
Paul and I planned a nice trip away this weekend, unfortunately we woke up and it was raining, but decided to go anyway!! We hired a car and on friday we drove south to Lamington national park because someone at work had recommended it for some good hikes.
As the weather was bad the views on the way there weren't that impressive as it was so cloudy but it felt like we were climbing high up the mountain and if it was a sunny day it ...