Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Whian Whian SCA and Minyon Falls

I recently visited the Channon Markets in northern NSW, pretty famous craft markets not very far from Nimbin. On the way back I took a short cut into Whian Whian State Conservation Area, a parcel of mixed forest timbers gazetted in 2003 as part of the efforts to protect Nightcap National Park and the flora and fauna within it.

Monday, December 7, 2009

Cleveland and the Bay Islands: Pt.2 on the Islands

Getting from the mainland to the Bay Islands is a very short trip on quick and comfortable ferries zipping between Redland and the various little piers on each Island.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Cleveland and the Bay Islands

For the second time in two years I have found myself meandering around Cleveland and the Bay Islands, this time Russell and Macleay.

If history had played out differently perhaps Cleveland would have become the busy port that Brisbane is...however that is not how things happened and the twin towns of Redland and Cleveland whilst having had something of a hey day in the late 1800's and early 1900's have remained something of forgotten part of the coast compared to the more famous coastal strips to the north and south.