Back from Travels with my Family   12 comments

Been a bit quiet on here the past few weeks and I bet you were all wondering where I’d gone. You were worried, I can tell as you’re all very caring readers, I can see that from here.

Well, after a year and half of planning and anticipation we went to Queensland, Australia for a month and what an amazing time we had. I’m still sifting through photos and in fact I’m still several posts behind from my pre-holiday antics so it will be a few weeks before I start to write up all the fantastic stuff we got up to.

In advance of that here’s a bit of taster of what’s to come and the places – and wildlife – we saw

Whale Watching at Hervey Bay

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Fraser Island


Lady Elliot Island

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Eungella National Park

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The Whitsunday Islands

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Magnetic Island

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Mission Beach & Dunk Island

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Port Douglas & the Great Barrier Reef

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Daintree River

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Cape Tribulation and Far North Queensland.

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But first, back to Shropshire, The Elan Valley and the Lleyn Peninsula………



12 responses to “Back from Travels with my Family

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  1. Can’t wait to see more pictures of your trip to Australia! How fortunate that you were able to go for a month! We went several years back for only 2 weeks which was not nearly long enough. From your “taster”, it looks like it was an amazing trip!


  2. Where are the corks…, hang on, did that already! Okay, welcome home to dear old blighty. Looking forward to fuller details of the (many) places you visited.


  3. It may all be all very well having all that sunshine and lovely beaches and nature and all that but you did miss a night in the hills spooning myself and Reuben………..


  4. Amazing wildlife! Oh, I see those are your family…


  5. Very exciting 😊 just been musing about how much it would cost to ship our van out there for a trip!


    • I’ll be boring everyone for several weeks with stories. I suspect it MIGHT be cheaper to hire one 🙂

      Seriously a great place for a van trip, loads of them out there and so easy to get around. Had we not been staying on islands for a significant part of the trip we were seriously considering hiring one as our way of getting around


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