• Bundaberg Rum Distillery
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    The Lap of Australia – Week Eight

    7th May to 13th May Bundaberg As I said in my last post, I’m afraid I don’t have much for you this week. Our new job continued with delivering more yellow pages until Wednesday when we were told there was no more work.  Well there was some work but it meant a return drive of 5 hours each day and no-one was going to do that! Unfortunately, on Wednesday morning, we’d paid upfront for another seven days at the caravan park in Bundaberg.  It wouldn’t have been so much of an issue if we had a pitch that wasn’t squashed between two permanent sites.  We decided to use the rest…

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    The Lap of Australia – Week Four

    9th April to 15th April New Italy to Springbrook National Park Wow these weeks are getting jam-packed.  The East Coast of Australia can be travelled in less than a month but there’s so much to see and do, we’re taking two! This week we headed to Byron Bay for four nights.  This is the one place we couldn’t afford to free camp; there are signs everywhere saying that fines could exceed $3,000.  We settled on the Discovery Parks campsite as we only had to pay for three nights instead of four.  It worked out a bargain for the area at $37.50 a night.  The only downside was that it was…