Markets in Eumundi: Queensland’s BEST

My very first experience of the Eumundi Markets was a long time ago when I was just a small child. It was a weekend and my dad was delivering hay to a supplier in Eumundi. I wanted to go with as I always did when dad went on a delivery, so I did. Let me…

Hillforts

A hillfort (or hill fort) is a fortified mound used either as refuge or for a settlement. They were built on the apex of hills as a defensive technique, however, not all hillforts were built on hills. Hillforts are primarily found throughout Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age Europe, although there are similar structures found all…

Fraser Island: Camping vs Resort Stay

There are several options to consider when staying at Fraser Island; from camping sea-side on the beach front camping grounds, to rental houses, to resort style accommodation. Camping When considering camping at Fraser Island remember that you aren’t just a drive to the shop if you forget something. Due to the barge only access to…

Paradise in the Southeast: Escape to Fraser Island

The largest sand island in the world, home to lush rainforest, stunning wildlife including the infamous ‘Fraser Island Dingo’ and once in a lifetime sights, not seen anywhere else on earth. I’m talking about Fraser Island. Just a short barge trip from either Inskip Point or River Heads, the island is accessible by four-wheel drive…

Spectacularly Photogenic Caves Around the World

Batu Caves, Malaysia Created 400 million years ago, this limestone hill is located 13km north of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside of India which is dedicated to Lord Murugan. Capricorn Caves, Australia The limestone Capricorn Caves, located 23km north of Rockhampton, Australia, is one of the longest…

Must See Castles in Wales

Castles were introduced to the United Kingdom c.1066 CE when the Normans invaded. Although few castles had been built before this time, it was not until the Normans that the motte and bailey, and ringworks castles were built in large numbers. These played an important role in military, economic and social control.