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Adieu Macleay Valley

October 30, 2014 - Macleay Valley Coast

We loved the Bemurrah Homestead. For us city slickers it was a communion with nature we rarely get to experience. Lying awake and listening the sounds of the bush was a highlight, involving the mysterious calls and tweets and songs of our fellow residents, and along with sunrise, the sound of cattle lowing. Peering though …

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From Coast to Country – Macleay has it all!

October 27, 2014 - Macleay Valley Coast

You could have cracked the silence at the Bellbrook Hotel with a blunt butter knife. Commandeering the microphone from Anne Kirkpatrick (Slim’s Dusty’s singing daughter), ‘Cookie’, in front of a packed capacity house, had just proposed to Brenda. Ominous silence followed as the crowd waited with baited breath. “Come on”, cajoled the potential groom, “what …

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Australia’s Most Scenic Gaol? Trial Bay.

October 25, 2014 - Macleay Valley Coast

It was hard to tear ourselves away from Netherby B & B. Yes, it was the most comfy sleep ever. And being almost 8 months regnant that’s saying a lot. And the owners Jasmine and Brendan are fascinating – and leaving soon for Switzerland . After bringing Netherby back into glory they’re selling it. Now …

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The Perfect Day

October 25, 2014 - Macleay Valley Coast

The first thing you need to know about Crescent Head is they really, really like visitors. So much we counted no less than five “Welcome to Crescent” signs in the lead up to the beach itself. An officious looking council sign, a retro surf one, another tacked onto the side of Food Works… you get …

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