Toowoomba Festival Parade. September 22nd 2016
For 10 days from September 16 to 25, Toowoomba comes alive with flowers, food and fun.
The Carnival of Flowers plays host to a whole series of fantastic Festivals, concerts, displays, special events and tours.
On Saturday we joined thousands of people who lined the street to watch the Carnival Parade wind its way through the heart of the city, ending at Queen’s Park. This year ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Toowoomba 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
Well, it's about time for another trip "Down Under". Sept 6 we leave for Australia and what Lorraine is billing as her "last trip home". This will be Dwain's fifth trip there to visit his in-laws and see that wonderfully beautiful and unique country. This is really our only big trip this year. An earlier trip in 2016 to Oregon was cut short by health problems. All that is well now and we are rarin' to go. We'll do our best to keep posting regular blogs and notes so you can enjoy our experiences and see the sights through Lorraine's photos.... full info