Barrels

After another delicious tea (involving really yummy crumb cake), and a little nap, we went out to dinner at a surf-themed tapas bar called Barrels. Barrels – web This is a photo from their website, but we actually sat at that high table on the right, just inside the open-air back patio. It was kind…

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Creekside Inn

Creekside Inn – web Creekside Inn was our home for two nights in Sawtell. It's a very nice B&B with three guest rooms. We had reserved the Garden Room, which was a little more money because it had an extra bed for Alex; still better than having to get two rooms, and still not bad…

Bongil Bongil

  Bongil Bongil After a little rest at the B&B, we took a (rainy) walk through the nearby Bongil Bongil National Park. The trail we were on was about 2.5 km to Bonville Creek, which we then walked along a little way, and then walked back. As Alex pointed out, if it weren't so rainy, we…

Sunny Sawtell

Sunny Sawtell … not so much. Here are some photos from our rainy, windy, chilly walk from the Sawtell headland, up the beach, to the lookout, and along the cliffside pathway.       Sawtell headland   Don't get me wrong, we could see it's a very pretty area, and it was beautiful in a…

Trip to Sawtell

We left Brisbane pretty early Monday morning, after picking up Alex and all his belongings, and drove the 5 or 6 hours to Sawtell. Along the way, we stopped for breakfast at a service center which had a coffee shop and also hot cooked breakfasts. The highway was 4-lane for a while out of Brisbane,…