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Samsonvale

Almost fifty years ago, an entire town disappeared under the flood waters of a dam.  Now, long hidden sections of that town are starting to reappear as water levels recede due to dry weather.

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Around the Lake

How far is it around a lake? Mathematicians tell us it depends on the size of your ruler: the shorter the ruler the longer the distance. Google Maps told us it was about 45km to drive around Lake Samsonvale in a car. We decided to measure it on our bikes while riding off-road …

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Boondall Wetlands

Drifting over the water in the shade of mangroves is a perfect way to escape the heat of a blistering summer day.

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Straddie

For at least one morning every year, for the rest of my life, I would like to wake up on a beach.

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Byron Bay

It’s easy to overheat when we ride our bikes on long hot summer days. That’s why I was quick to say “yes” when Jason invited us to join him for a ride on the beach at beautiful Byron Bay.

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Northbrook Gorge

“You have to swim through the gorge to complete the hike,” Eric explained.

Northbrook Gorge sounded like a fun experience. But how would I get through it without getting my hiking gear soaked?

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Bells Creek

During a weekend break at Caloundra, I thought it would be fun to explore the Bribie Passage with a couple of friends in the kayak.

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Rainbow Beach

I find it difficult to resist the call of the stunning ochre cliffs of Rainbow Beach.  When Jason invited us to join him for a ride there, how could we refuse?

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