When I worked on the Gold Coast I was lucky enough to have an early knock off on a Friday, usually around 14:30.
This allowed me to take any one of a number of routes home through the Hinterland.
This time around I thought I’d re-post my piece here for those of you who haven’t had the opportunity to see it.
Last weeks post was a bit brief and didn’t have many pitchers. So as promised, this weeks post will be a little more elaborate.
I thought I’d show you around the B&B The Pillion and I stayed at. It’s a little self-contained one bedroom cottage about half way between Ballina and Lismore New South Wales, not far from the village of Alstonville.
When I bought Bluey, I didn’t think about touring. I was more interested in day trips, or a braaap up through the hills. I surmised that I’d need to carry at least some water, maybe a first aid kit and the usual bits and pieces you’d take on a day trip. So I bought a 24 litre Givi tank bag and left it at that.
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.