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, [...]

Exploring Kanangra-Boyd and Blue Mountains National Parks on Good Friday

I spent all of Good Friday in nature (and the car!), with my first trip to Kanangra-Boyd National Park (Kanangra Walls and Kalang Falls via Jenolan Caves) to see my man off on a hike. After dropping him off I drove back to the Blue Mountains to explore Hargraves Lookout, Perry's Lookdown and the Wind-Eroded Cave [...]