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Coolum Creek (Postcard)

Here’s a quick “postcard” account of our recent kayaking trip up the Maroochy River to Coolum Creek and back.

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Noosa River

“What’s a special place to which I can take overseas visitors for a memorable adventure?”

While I asked myself the question, several locations flashed through my mind. The Noosa River was near the top of the list.

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Tingalpa Creek

It had been raining for a few days, with more forecast. The tides were high. The decision was easy: we’d leave the bikes at home and paddle up a delightful tidal creek for a few hours instead.

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Samsonvale

Paddling on Lake Samsonvale is like jumping into a postcard. When my friend Michael offered me the chance to try it, I didn’t hesitate.

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Up the Creek

Today we paddled our kayaks up the North Pine River, exploring some of the creeks and gullies upstream.

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Amsterdam

Some of the best experiences happen when you’re pleasantly surprised. Amsterdam is surprising in the best possible way.  Liz and I have just spent three days here. While not enough time to see everything, it gave us a taste of the city and an appreciation for the Dutch people.

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Kin Kin Creek

The Scandinavians have a saying: “There is no bad weather, only bad clothes“. Today was a very Scandinavian day.

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Bike in a Boat

Sometimes a river stands between us and where we want to ride. When there’s no bridge, and no ferry, there’s only one solution:  Bring your own inflatable boat.

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