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Paradise for surfers and bushwalkers

November 8, 2014 - The Clarence Valley

Day 3: The Clarence Following a restful night in our cabin by the river at Calypso Holiday Park  – (we didn’t dance too much to the Calypso beat) – we headed to Mantra Café for a caffeine hit and chatted with the owner Reena. A Yamba-ite for the past four years, Reena hails from Mumbai, …

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A little magic in Maclean

November 6, 2014 - The Clarence Valley

Day 2: The Clarence Valley It was a wrench to drag ourselves away from the arty Kings Studio Creative Stays B&B and our hosts Malcolm King and Julie McKenzie. Not only are they hard-working and prolific artists (Julie’s works adorn almost every space of every room and her paint-speckled studio was just off my bedroom) …

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Grafton dressed in Purple

November 6, 2014 - The Clarence Valley

Clarence Valley Day 1: Welcome to the Clarence Valley. We were greeted in Grafton with a blaze of colour. They don’t call this city of 19,000 people the Jacaranda Capital for nothing. Hundreds of these trees line the streets and it’s a joy to cruise randomly along, turning down whatever street takes your fancy and …

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