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Aug 7, 2011 - A week in Brisbane

We had a very enjoyable week in Brisbane staying with our friends Paul and Paula. At the same time we caught up with Julie Waters who Carol first met playing Bridge on Bougainville. We were very pleased to meet up with our long time friends from our distant past of living in Bougainville for eleven years, Tim and Joan Daniels. I decided not to take the 5th up to Chapel Hill the suburb where the Daniels live, talk about hilly !! with traffic, which made me concerned about having to stop and take off on a steep incline, the Iveco is good but...

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Aug 2, 2011 - Surfers

Paul took us all down to Burleigh Heads to check out some 5th wheelers. A very interesting and informative trip to the factory. Paul checked out a 37 footer ( bigger than mine of course)luxury on wheels with under floor heating and an RO plant, I felt like the poor cousin with my 5th. Decided to carry on to Surfers where we frequented the RSL club for great cheap meals ( steak $18) and VB draught at $5.60 a pint-I made the most of that !!! A good day.

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Jul 31, 2011 - Wellington Point

Left Glenn Innes with a temperature of 3 deg and headed directly for Brisbane, Paul had given information to me that the hill road from Warwick was partly closed but I took the punt and only had a 5 min delay. Still pretty hairy going down the hill with 5 tonne of van behind my Wog truck, brakes starting to smell a bit at the bottom of the hill. Got to Paul and Paula's about 2pm with the weather perfect around 21deg. Great to catch up with them again. It looks like we will be staying here a week as we are catching up with more friends while...

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