Port Macquarie Part II: Tacking Point Lighthouse, Crowdy Head Lighthouse & North Brother Mountain

“We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something.” ― Mother Teresa Windy, windy Port Macquarie (Mid North Coast, NSW), with blue bottles, big beautiful blue skies and hot but pleasant summer highs. So [...]

Port Macquarie 2018/19 Part I: Flynns Beach

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” — Jacques Yves Cousteau It was wonderful to spend time in Port Macquarie, to be still and to take in a new year. We stayed near the beaches, close to Flynns Beach, where the sunrise made me feel at ease, [...]

Starting the New Year off on the Right Foot ― One of the Best Hikes in the Blue Mountains

Happy New Year! I hope you had a beautiful Christmas filled with warmth and a refreshing start to the new year. I couldn't think of many other things more perfect than starting day 2 of 2015 with one of the best hikes in the Blue Mountains, Perry's Lookdown to the Blue Gum Forest (return). Hopefully [...]