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Brownie Points

G’day

A couple of weeks ago I took the pillion away for a weekend of us time; No work, no kids, no worries. Yes it was a special occasion, and yes I wanted to win some brownie points.

I decided on a B&B* in a little town in Northern Rivers District of NSW*. The route I planned on taking, took us down to Nerang QLD*, through the Numinbah Valley along the Nerang-Murwillumbah Road, over the border to Murwillumbah NSW*, Uki, Nimbin and on to our destination.

Even though it’s only around 280 km (175 mi) the trip is about 4 hrs 30 minutes without stops. We stopped along the way and it took a little longer.

The Routs Taken (Thank You Google)

The Route Taken (Thank You Google)

The route back was via The Channon NSW, Nimbin, Kyogle, The Lions Road over the border through to Beaudesert QLD , and on to Brisbane via Jimboomba. This route was a similar distance and about the same time without stops. Of course we stopped along the way again.

In both cases you can take the more direct route via the Pacific Highway and shave 50 km (30 mi) off the trip and do it in about 2 hrs 30 mins <— Boring.

Anyway here are some photos we took. I hope you enjoy them.

Oh and just quietly, the roads down in Northern NSW are not race track quality, which is good because it encourages a slower pace that in turn allows you to take in your surroundings.

More photos here

Cheers

  • B&B: Bed and breakfast
  • NSW: New South Wales
  • QLD: Queensland
Abandoned Railway

Abandoned Railway Bridge At Eltham

Murwillumbah Sugar Cane Feilds

Murwillumbah Sugar Cane Feilds

Mt Warning Road , Uki NSW

Mt Warning Road , Uki NSW

Walking Track to Mt Warning NSW

Walking Trail to Mt Warning NSW

The Coast road, Skennars Head NSW

The Coast Road, Skennars Head NSW

Our Accommodation. Ma & Pa Kettle Would Be Proud

Our Accommodation. Ma & Pa Kettle Would Be Proud

Both This Photo & The One Above Were Taken Around 6:30am

Both This Photo & The One Above Were Taken Around 6:30 am

Ooo Getting Too Artsy For This Blog

Oo… Getting Too Artsy For This Blog

Let The Fun Begin! Speed de-restricted sign.

Let The Fun Begin! Speed de-restricted sign at Eltham

Night Cap National Park NSW

OK Enough Of The Bridges Already! – Night Cap National Park NSW Entry Road

Walking Trail To Protesters Falls NSW

Walking Trail To Protesters Falls (Night Cap National Park) NSW

Protesters Falls Night Cap National Park NSW

Protesters Falls (Night Cap National Park) NSW

These Signs Are Everywhere In The Area. No One Wants Coal Seam Gas (CSG) Exploration.

These Signs Are Everywhere In The Northern Rivers District. No One Wants Coal Seam Gas (CSG) Exploration.

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7 responses

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  2. Dan

    Great therapy EG! Nice pics, you def softening in your senior years mate. Next you’ll be getting your tatts lasered off ๐Ÿ™‚

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    May 29, 2014 at 9:29 AM

  3. That was really enjoyable… thanks for sharing.. love the photography. I feel a road trip coming on ๐Ÿ™‚

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    May 29, 2014 at 7:25 PM

  4. Awesome. Looks like a great way to get away. The scenery actually reminds me of Oregon.

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    May 30, 2014 at 3:24 PM

  5. LB

    Not too artsy at all ๐Ÿ™‚
    Love those photos taken at 6:30am. Very nice.
    The trip sounds great … now that I am back on the bike (after 7 months off to recover and get a new bike), I can not WAIT to plan my first trip.
    You earned your brownie points!!

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    June 3, 2014 at 9:44 PM

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