Had some awesome thunder and rain last night but woke up to sunshine and warmth. Relaxed in bed reading then headed off to do our customary 'payday' errands in town (Including our McDonalds coffee and paper). Pumpkin curry and rice for dinner followed by an early nights reading. Highlight today: stepping out into the morning sun!
Where' the hell is Jen & Mel?
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Woke Mel up early this morning with a surprise birthday cup cake and her birthday presents. (A pineapple in a steel colander filled with jelly beans ha ha). Happy Birthday! Had a hot shower at the truck stop -worst shower amenities ever- but the luxury of hot water made it all bearable! Went to the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival about 64kms inland of Gympie. Nowhere in Australia can you visit a Pumpkin Festival such as this. The entire town was laden with Pumpkins an...
A big downpour started just as we left Rainbow Beach. We have been so lucky with the gorgeous sunny weather, it has been perfect all week. Drove to Gympie, such a terrible name; it's like calling someone a 'gymp' which is not flattering at all. But I guess it suits this town as their really is nothing special about it that I can pin point. They do have a steam train called 'The Valley Rattler' that goes through Mary Valley.... But once you've been on Puffing B...