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Southport to Sydney

We woke up early in Southport with a lot of issues to sort out. First and foremost, we had to work out what to do with Jade’s clothes as her bag was still wet from the leak. Then we had to sort out whether the car was dry enough to pack the storage zone, or whether we would have to struggle for space and leave everything in the car. All of this on top of showers, charging, checking out, eating, washing up. They may be reimbursing us for the stay, but it is still a hassle! Continue reading “Southport to Sydney”

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Brisbane to Southport

As much as I was sad to leave Brisbane, the allure of a couple of days in theme parks awaited. The weather, however was having other ideas. Cyclonic winds and rain had set in and many of the coastal areas South of Brisbane in the direction we were heading were under flood warnings. Oh well, at least that should mean that the theme park is empty, right? Continue reading “Brisbane to Southport”

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Mission Beach to Ayr

We woke up bright and early with a view over Mission beach. I may not completely be a beach person, but there is no denying that the whole beach setting was stunning. It’s just a shame you can’t enjoy swimming in the sea here, the box jellyfish are in season. The beaches in the Mission bay area are world renowned, so our first port of call on our second travel day was to explore them all and make are way a little further south. Continue reading “Mission Beach to Ayr”

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Cairns to Mission Beach

This is the first post of many that will hopefully track my journey down the East Coast of Australia from Cairns to Melbourne. Jade and I have opted to do this travelling in a camper van, crossing off yet another bucket list item, to maximise our useful time here while saving as much money as possible. I’ve decided to blog about this location to location instead of by normal title or day by day! Continue reading “Cairns to Mission Beach”