Showing blog posts from Richmond Valley & Kyogle

Treading carefully around Casino and Evans Head

November 14, 2014 - Richmond Valley & Kyogle

Heading East from Mallanganee on the Bruxner Hwy about 30kms out from Casino, the drizzly rain finally stopped. This is beef country and I bet the farmers are praying for some rain. Casino has a population of around 11,000 and the regional hub has many locally owned shops and big supermarkets. I enjoyed a large …

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Ballina Bird Girl takes to The Bush

November 13, 2014 - Richmond Valley & Kyogle

Last night I had the pleasure of staying at Feathers Home Stay on the Wiangaree Back Rd to Kyogle. Linda and Peter are wonderful hosts who welcomed me into their renovated farm house and within a few minutes, I felt like I had known them for years. Linda’s cooking was the best food I think …

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Ballina to the Border Ranges National Park

November 12, 2014 - Richmond Valley & Kyogle

Today I left from Ballina to Kyogle which is an hour and a half’s drive (84.6km) if you take the scenic route via Bruxner Hwy and then along Bentleigh Road. I was keen to get off the main roads and travel up to Wiangaree along the Summerland Hwy to The Border Ranges National Park. My …


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