The Tasman Peninsula has long been a leading destination for a short break. Enterprising operators and their experiences are keeping it popular.
Noosa is not somewhere that I had ever considered visiting, but having the time to explore as well as relax and get to know the area on its own terms was both enjoyable and rewarding.
I spent a day paddling the Upper Noosa River – or is it the Noosa Everglades?
I am finishing my Noosa trip with a couple of day trips, the first of which was to the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, a couple of hours’ drive north of the Sunshine Coast.
On Friday I visited Maroochydore, an hour or so on the public bus south from Noosa.
Photographically, my efforts have been limited to observing life on and around the canal at the back door of my abode, where I sit on the deck for hours reading and just watching the world go by.
Should your chakras need balancing, your aura need alignment, your ears require candling, your palms reading or if the soles of your feet would benefit from a henna tattoo, this is definitely the place to be.
Good to my promise (at least the one I made to myself), I rose bright and early on Friday morning, my second in Noosa, and headed off to tackle the coastal walking track around the headland through Noosa National Park.
I’ve arranged a house swap. In return for use of my little place in New Town, I have access to… Read more Welcome to Noosa
The Huon Valley Midwinter Festival takes its inspiration from the old English tradition of wassailing, whereby apple trees are ‘woken’ from their winter slumber with food, booze and a general racket, to ensure plenty of fruit – and cider – in the following year.