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Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Springwood July 2nd 2014

Today is my birthday but I’m not expecting much of a day as we’re moving on to Brisbane for the ute service. I had a message and brief phone call from Brent wishing me “Happy Birthday”, which was nice and one from Jeanette. Barry has said we’ll have a special dinner in Brisbane maybe on Thursday. We tried ringing Aunt Connie again but still no reply. We decided we’d drop in this afternoon. First we had to drive to Springwood, just outside the city, where we were staying at the Springtime Gardens Caravan Park. The drive was uneventful and we arrived just after midday. We were shown to an ugly spot that looks like a car park, right next to a big factory with the heater/aircon going all day long. At least it was flat and ... read more
Decorated Sound Barriers along the Highway
Springwood

Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Springwood November 27th 2011

Once again one of my colleagues from the Mincom Brisbane office agreed to spend their day off showing me around. We drove out to Mount Tamborine and walked around the streets looking in all the little shops. For South Africans the closest equivalent would be Clarens in the Drakensburg. I bought some Australian wine at the Mount Tamborine Winery and we had a drink and a slice of pie at the restaurant next door. We then did a walk through the rain forest just outside of town. Next was the Canungra hotel for lunch. We then drove to Natural Bridge in Springbrook National park. It is a really nice walk through the rain forest and you get to see a lovely natural arch and waterfall. There were some locals ignoring the do not enter area signs ... read more
Cuckoo Clock Shop
Cuckoo Clock Shop
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