Category Archives: Gold Coast

Day 6: SUP lessons!

It’s kinda something that seemingly needs to be done if you’re in Australia: stand up paddle board lessons! We saved this for our chillaxed last day on holiday, coupling it with a barbecue lunch to use up the last of … Continue reading

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Day 5: Southern Gold Coast: Coolangata

We decided to head down the coast today towards Tweed Heads, Coolangata and the New South Wales state line. The Gold Coast just stretches on and on, miles and miles of sandy golden beach. 

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Day 4: Relaxation and Walking in the clouds

We decided to go for a relaxation day, and Mark wanted to ‘do the beach’ at least once so we came up with a solution. After breakfast we were on the beach by 8:30am, relaxing. I nipped off leaving mark … Continue reading

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Day 3: Tambourine mountain

Today we headed for the ‘hinterland’. To me, hinterland (German word that means ‘land behind’) conjures up images of barren war stricken wastelands. I’m not sure if I got that idea from a film, or what, but here it merely … Continue reading

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Day 2: outdoor swimming and Dracula!

We still keep waking up bright and early at 5am and can’t quite decide why that is. Is it because of the 2 hour time difference or the fact that it’s light at that time? It is strange that we … Continue reading

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