Paronella Park - He dared to dream November 16th 2012 Jose dared to live the dream planted in his impressionable young mind by his Grandma in Spain. He wanted a castle where guests would come, dance and dine - but he only had a dream.
He left school in Spain but found that what he could earn barely covered his living costs. He read of oppoertunities in Australia and migrated after proposing to his girlfriend who remained in Spain.
To see how th ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Paronella Park Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Marg and Rob purchased a Horizon Wattle (Mercedes Sprinter) motorhome built by Ballina Campers and are planning to circumnavigate Australia over the next couple of years.
In 2011, we travelled from Brisbane to Perth return accross the Nullarbor both ways, and in 2012 we travelled various places on the Easr Coast of Australia. The highlight of the year was our October November trip to Port Douglas which included the total eclipse of the sun.
Just a couple of days to go, and we will head off from Brisbane on a clockwise journey around the continent. Along the way we will share birthdays with ... full info