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Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

All gardening is landscape painting – William Kent   This is how I feel about gardening, unfortunately my garden doesn’t look like a landscape painting but I know where you can go to enjoy one that does. Earlier this year I went to the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens, it was the first time I… Continue Reading

Purlingbrook Falls

Purlingbrook Falls

Purlingbrook Falls Circuit Only nature lovers need apply…. While eating my ‘Best of All Lookout’ toasted sandwich, at the Dancing Waters Cafe, I was contemplating whether to walk the Purlingbrook Falls Circuit. I hadn’t planned on doing a 4km bush walk and wasn’t really prepared. But what did I really need, a bottle of water,… Continue Reading

Things to do on the Gold Coast this Weekend

Things to do on the Gold Coast How about this weekend you take a scenic drive through the Gold Coast Hinterland add a short walk to the day through pristine rain forest and then finish the day off by hopping over the border to Northern NSW to enjoy coffee and cake in a train. The… Continue Reading

Arthur Freeman Lookout – Currumbin Valley

Arthur Freeman Lookout   Signage for Freeman’s Lookout, careful you don’t miss it. Saturday morning it was time to move away from the coastal strip and head for the hinterland. The southern Gold Coast is literally a ‘hop skip and a jump’ to the ‘green behind the gold’ especially if you live in the Palm… Continue Reading