Fraser Island ~ Australia

Hervey Bay Hervey Bay is the departure point to Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef.  It’s also known as the whale watch capital of the world.  This town is quiet, safe, residential and along the ocean’s coastline.  We only stayed here for one night before leaving early on a ferry to Fraser Island. This is where we pick up the rental suv required to drive on Fraser Island.  Hervey Bay has a large population of retirees.  The houses are oneRead more

Surfers Paradise ~ Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise is a metropolis city built on an ocean town. Most of the buildings are high-rise condominiums with stores on the bottom floor.  Everything is built up and the beach lines the cityscape. The name Surfers Paradise comes from the waves that are constantly rolling along this coast. There are plenty of surfers to watch surfing, from beginners to professional level. It’s fun swimming in Surfers Paradise, the waves are strong. It’s not really swimming, it’s more of ducking beforeRead more