Headed off to Scottsdale, Lavender Farm, and up to Bridpost, well what lovely places, we are going to stay a week at Scottsdale in the free camping. $3 for a 4 min hot shower, but hey how good is the town doing this. Bridpost has a lot to offer. Loved the Lavender Farm at Nabowla area. Bought a few things and had Devonshire Tea. Came home via the Tamar H’way thru Pipers River.
Amazing buildings in the bush by the mountain bike park.For all those people who like a mountain bike challenge Camping allowed for 24 hours, nice toilets no showers. Track to the fallsFirst Falls we came to at Lillydale, shame about the log, that’s nature for you. Falls number 2 Tea gardens at the Lavender Farm This is at Scottsdale Park at the reserve where you can camp. Another angle, this is a very big reserve, made up of many paddocks The view of the beach as we came over the hill at Bridport Very rocky beaches. Old jetty Heading home via this way. Heading back into Luanceston, been a long and wonderful day.
Us 3 girls went out to Tiki Tiki reserve in the forest and on the way called into see the Redwood Forest, they are really beautiful. Most of the forest has been cleared and they are putting it into farming, I hope they don’t touch the Redwoods. The weather is still not nice, cold, wet and very windy, had to put off my trip to Tauranga due to the weather, so most days of late have been spent catching up with long time friend’s in Tokoroa and in the district.
Redwoods, Kinleith Forest, Tokoroa. The next day went for a hot swim at the Waikiti Valley, nice drive, lovely natural mineral baths and a very nice meal afterwards. A few days have passed and by the 18th October the weather picked up enough for me to go over to Tauranga, had a great day catching up with another friend, spent the day with her and got back to Tokoroa at 5 pm. This the last leg of this holiday, it has gone real fast and I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute of it.