Day 20

20th Friday
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.
TreetopsAdventurePark  Amazing buildings in the bush by the mountain bike park.DSCF4293For all those people who like a mountain bike challenge
DSCF4298 IMG_0664 IMG_0665  Camping allowed for 24 hours, nice toilets no showers.IMG_0675  Track to the fallsLillydale Falls 1First Falls we came to at Lillydale, shame about the log, that’s nature for you.Lillydale Falls 2  Falls number 2IMG_0725 IMG_0726 IMG_0728 IMG_0739 IMG_0752  Tea gardens at the Lavender FarmScottsdale  This is at ScottsdaleIMG_0760  Park at the reserve where you can camp.IMG_0761  Another angle, this is a very big reserve, made up of many paddocksIMG_0814 Driving into Bridport  The view of the beach as we came over the hill at BridportRocky Beaches at Bridport  Very rocky beaches.Old Jetty, Bridport  Old jettyIMG_0874  Heading home via this way.IMG_0887  Heading back into Luanceston, been a long and wonderful day.Coming into Launceston

Here’s the entrance coming into Launceston.


Redwood Forest

Thursday 14th October

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 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.