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Mt Tamborine Waterfalls

After a hectic year of work and a few days of good food and good laughs with my family, it was time to hit the road and do a little exploring after completing a few jobs in the AM.

I’m currently hanging out with family in Tweed Heads and we have had some pretty ordinary weather with a little bit of rain so i decided to head to Mt Tamborine to see if the waterfalls were flowing. I was quite surprised to see how dry it was up there and how little water was flowing over the falls.

Being holidays it was always going to be busy so i knew that i was probably only going to get to Curtis Falls. These falls are easily accessible from the village and the track in is only about 500m but does have some steps down, so i wasn’t going to be exerting myself too much 🙂

Located up on the beautiful Tamborine Mountain in the Gold Coast Hinterland, the track into the falls begins in the wet eucalypt forest beneath towering flooded gums merging into lush rainforest and ending at the bottom of the falls. The area around the falls is restricted to protect a glow worm colony.

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Easter in Walcha

With four days off work for the Easter break we headed into the New England region to Walcha with some mates, hoping to explore some waterfalls and a special little church.

The weather wasn’t overly kind but it also wasn’t a wash out, so we cant complain too much.

We stayed at the Walcha caravan park, which is just off the main road. the staff were super friendly and able to point us in the right directions for a few spots to check out over the weekend. the camp sites are a nice size and we were able to set up towards the back away from the few others that were camping. the van sites were quite full, but i do think that weather probably played a part in the park not being full. the amenities are also very nice, with a great little kitchen and clean and tidy toilets and showers. This is definitely a park that we would come back too.

We had planned to rise early on the Saturday for a sunrise, but the sound of pretty decent rains on the canvas told us that bed was a much better option. After some breaky we decided to head out into the weather and over to the Gostwyck chapel. This is a pretty ‘famous’ chapel among photographers and we were keen to get our camera pointed in its direction.

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After spending a little bit of time at the chapel we hit the road and explored around the surrounding areas. Along one of the back roads on our way back to camp we found an old farmers front yard full of old farming machinery just begging to be photographed!

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Sunday morning we tried out luck again at sunrise, this time without the sound of rain, but some pretty heavy cloud hanging around.

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By the time we headed back to camp, had some breaky the weather was starting to break up, so headed to Apsley Falls and walked around the beautiful gorge – i would love to see this place after some decent rains !!

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With our long weekend coming to a close, the weather started to improve – of course and it was time to hit the roads for home – the long way round on the dirt road highways !

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From coast to farm

After an awesome night hanging with the tweedies, we hooked up for coffee and cake with them this morning after grandma’s appointment at the specialist

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As you can see from my cuz and her daughter it was pretty hard work 🙂

It was then time to start making our way to the farm just outside of Lismore. We made a few stops along the way.

It’s amazing what is on your doorstep and you don’t even know it. This is Fingal Head Lighthouse, also home to giants causeway a spot I definitely want to hit again but at sunrise.

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From the lighthouse we went to the sand spit.

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Then it was time to hit the bitumen and make tracks to the farm, our home for the next few days, where we will hang out with my grandma, and some more family and most likely give a poor 16 yr old a bit of stick through the Maccas drive thru 🙂 … Love ya Mad’s … Before we head home Saturday afternoon.