http://www.surfersparadiserivercruises.com.au/ I walked to the Mall at Surfers Paradise, and in the centre was a tour booth. Chatted to the lady manning the booth but I had done most of the tours as I visit Surfers whenever I want to enjoy the beaches and the places here. Looking at prices, this one seemed good value […]
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The mornings are beautiful at Surfers Paradise. The light starts very early because its mid summer, and from 5am or even earlier, you can see the Keen exercising people on the beach, and the Life Guard setting up his vehicle and Life Guard area with flags for the safe swimming area. The morning slowly awakens […]
The Mayne Inheritance Rosamond Siemon’s “The Mayne Inheritance” tells a fascinating tale of dark deeds in Brisbane’s early European past. The story is about the family of Patrick Mayne, a Catholic Irishman and one of the city’s early fathers. According to Siemon, the eventually wealthy Mayne made a deathbed confession to a murder […]
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Sandy Beach Russell island….
Sandy Beach Russell Island
Locals need somewhere to drive their cars so everyone drives to the other end of Russell island, a distance of 6 kms, to Sandy Beach. It is a beautiful spot, a sandy beach, inhabited by many sand crabs, who leave their droppings on the sand at low tide. It is also a great fishing place, and in season, the months with an ‘r’ in it, a great crabbing spot where huge mud crabs lurk in corners and deep in the water.
There is a barbecue area with free electric barbecues and covered picnic tables, with a playground for children, a walking park for dogs, and toilets and a cold outdoor shower, with plenty of fresh water. The Lions Club has created a free camping park here to attract sailors and canoeists to overnight on the grass beside the boat ramp. The best part is, that if…
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