Marg on 25 September 2010

Arrived at 3pm after repairs at Ballina, only to find that the skylight is still leaking.  We are not returning to Ballina ever again, so a basin under the leak will have to suffice!  To say that it is wearing thin, is to say the least. Tenterfield is a quaint little town and the surrounding […]

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Marg on 20 September 2010

Our more interesting trip is on hold, as rain has set in over the north east of NSW, apparently for a week.  We know why it is called the rainforest region.  It’s still mild, although not as warm as it was when we arrived. Russ has erected a tarp over the washing, (he feels like […]

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Marg on 18 September 2010

Soon after writing the last blog in the park, the phone rang and everything was finished on the Kimberly and an hour later, we were heading to Lismore, 35 kms (or so) from Ballina.  Only two caravan parks in this large old town and we chose the one with the least stars, but it’s on […]

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Marg on 16 September 2010

Yes, Ballina again – more caravan repairs.  The water pump isn’t priming.  They worked on this last time, so let’s hope that we have more luck today.  There are fiddly little things as well, but they are happy to fix everything, so we think that we may as well get them attended to while we […]

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Marg on 8 September 2010

We collected the van and everything had been fixed, hooray!  Off to Woody Head in Bunjalung National Park.  A great camping area near to Iluka, which is on the Clarence River.  We stayed there for 5 days but, unfortunately the weather was bad with either clouds or rain, so we had to move on to […]

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Marg on 2 September 2010

We are staying in a cabin at the moment, courtesy of RACV Total Care, while the van is being repaired.  RACV pay for our accommodation, if we have a breakdown with the car or van, provided the car that is covered is towing the van that has broken down.  The heating element of the hot […]

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