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Skógá River

Skógafoss is a magical waterfall where you can sometimes see rainbows in the moonlight. Ever since I saw Professor Brian Cox talk about this place, I’ve wanted to see Skógafoss. Today I got my chance.

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Gorman’s Gap

Almost 200 years ago, a convict named John Baker escaped the brutal Moreton Bay penal colony to live with the Goomburra Aboriginal People in the Lockyer Valley.  He walked long distances with them following winding tracks up and down the Great Dividing Range.  Today we followed some of those tracks.

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Burnett Creek

Today we decided to follow Burnett Creek as far as we could, from Lake Maroon, under the towering McPherson Range, towards its source on the slopes of the Great Divide.

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Conondale Magic

The long dry season has ended.  Creeks are flowing and the air is cool. This is perfect weather for climbing big hills, exploring thick forests, and getting wet feet.

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Go North!

Have you ever wanted to take a short break from everyday life and run away for a couple of days?  I have, so I did.

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Kholo Campout

Some days I just want to ride somewhere pleasant on my bike, stay there, forget about everything, then come back the next day.  Today was one of those days.

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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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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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