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Music and Mullumbimby Magic

November 28, 2014 - Byron & Brunswick Heads

The Byron Shire is a big place serving up some drop dead beautiful countryside, colourful characters and a barrage of holiday experiences often centred on spirituality and creativity. One of the regions great creative focuses is the Mullum Music Festival now in its 7th year and growing steadily to serve up a diverse program beautifully …

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Lost phones, kayaks and Bangalow

November 27, 2014 - Byron & Brunswick Heads

My Legendary Drive around the Bryon Shire: Day 3 First of all, I must explain why I have been a little late posting my adventures on Day 3 around the Byron Shire. As it happens, I was photographing some kayak surfing with my guide from Cape Byron Kayaks and we inadvertently got dumped and my …

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It’s a Brand New Day over Byron Bay

November 19, 2014 - Byron & Brunswick Heads

My Legendary Drive in the Byron Shire: Day 2 Today starts very early at 4.45 am at Byron Bay Ballooning’s headquarters just five kilometres up the highway towards Tweed Heads. A dozen of us bundle into their 4WDs to head to a field in Mullumbimby where Thomas, Louis and Laure unfold the huge balloon, fire …

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Rediscovering Byron Bay

November 18, 2014 - Byron & Brunswick Heads

My Legendary Drive around Byron Shire: Day 1 Today I enjoy private tour of the Cape Byron Lighthouse with park ranger Lee Middleton. It is located on the easternmost tip of Australia and is still fully operational. Built in 1901, it used to require three lighthouse operators, but now everything is automated. To me it …

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Angus & Julia: The way they used to be

October 2, 2014 - Byron & Brunswick Heads

Angus and Julia – two artists so renowned that they now lack all need for a last name. That is, until they went solo. The brother and sister Stone entered the Australian music scene with fanfares, applause and an instant following in 2007 and since then have inspired a generation or two with their emotion-saturated, …

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