Port Macquarie Trip 2019, Days 8-10: A bit of this, a bit of that

The last three days have been mostly uneventful, comprising a lot of driving, in fact, except for… Day 8, our last in Port What to do with our last day? It was a bit of a challenge because we had thought of doing a whale watching tour. However, it seemed that we were in the … Read more

Port Macquarie Trip 2019, Days 6 & 7: Walking, walking, walking

When we come to Port Macquarie there are the things we always do, the new things we find, and the things we do occasionally. Most of the occasional ones are hinterland explorations, and checking out the many lovely little reserves in and around town. The things we always do include what we did on day … Read more

Port Macquarie Trip 2019, Days 4 & 5: Sunny days

The forecast for our Port Macquarie week was for it to be cloudy and rainy on Friday, the day we arrived, and then pretty much clear, sunny days in the low twenties for the rest of the time. So far that has been correct. We did indeed have rain on Friday, and we have had … Read more

Port Macquarie Trip 2019, Days 1 to 3: Starting our Farewell Tour

Setting the scene This will be our last annual trip to Port Macquarie, though emulating Nellie Melba, there’s always the chance that we’ll come back one day. For now, though, with the timeshare resort (the whole resort, not just Mum and Dad’s week) being prepared for sale, we plan to make our formal good byes … Read more

Port Macquarie Trip 2018, Days 10 to 12: The long way home

Having returned home the standard way through Sydney for years, we decided last year to mix it up a bit, and so we returned via Walcha, Tamworth, Mudgee and Bathurst. This year we opted for a route through the Hunter Valley and the Blue Mountains, both being places we haven’t properly visited for a long … Read more