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K’gari. Up the top.

I am at the top of Fraser Island. Or K’gari, which is it’s proper name. It means ‘paradise’ in the language of the Butchulla people. It is, in fact, quite paradisical. The sand is white, the water is aquamarine, and when anchoring the boat, I could see the chain laying across the sea bed with …

Hill Inlet

We hoped to spend a couple of days at Hill Inlet – a spot at the back of the famous Whitehaven Beach (one of only seven silica sand beaches in the world) that is generally only accessible by multihulls as the water is very shallow. In some places the water dries out – and we …

Byron Bay to Tweed Heads

From Tweed Heads you can see Queensland. Really! When I worked for a while in Surfer’s Paradise about a zillion years ago, people from Tweed Heads would wear a watch on each wrist, because New South Wales has daylight saving, and Queensland (because they don’t want their curtains faded or their cattle confused) does not. …