Rainbow Beach

Double Island Point Lighthouse 800

I’m currently exploring some of the amazing places around Rainbow Beach on the Cooloola Coast just south of Fraser Island.

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Bunya Mountains

Neil at Westcliff

Our family decided to go to the Bunya Mountains for a short break, so I brought my bike and did some exploring of this beautiful part of the world.

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Tales from a Bikepacking Newbie

Harrison by Tent

I’ve been camping before, and I’ve done multi-day bike rides before, but I’ve never done both. “Bikepacking” is “Backpacking” on a bike, and it’s completely new to me.

Here’s the story of my first attempt. I’ve included a summary of my discoveries at the end of the article.

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Highland Holiday

Liz and Blackbutt Lookout 800

Liz and I recently took advantage of the Queens Birthday long-weekend to have a short holiday up in the mountains near the Border Ranges

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A Sneak Peak

Walking Together

We’re out exploring the beautiful Border Ranges and Mount Barney for the next couple of days.

Here’s a sneak preview of some of the amazing scenery around here.

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Gus Beutel Lookout

Gus Beutel Lookout

I took the family to Gus Beutel Lookout on the weekend.

It’s a breathtaking spot on the edge of the Great Dividing Range between Hampton and Esk. On our way home from Toowoomba, we decided to take the scenic route rather than battle all the roadworks on the Warrego Highway.

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My daughter Laura and her partner Ken are visiting us from Scotland for a few days, so I thought today would be a good opportunity to enjoy some on-foot exploration of the Glasshouse Mountains.

Although they’re half a world away from the bonnie braes and glens

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D’Aguilar – Conondale Epic

Today’s adventure was a 4WD bash through the bush with my brother, Kevin, and our sons. I’ve ridden many of these trails through the D’Aguilar and Conondale Ranges, and thought it would be good to share them with family from the comfort of a motor vehicle.

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