Meeting friends in the mountains – Queensland Trip Day 14

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My little friend came to visit again.

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Breakfast was a toasted sandwich from McDonalds. Then Athena and I said farewell to Kevin & Christy and drove up into the Hinterland.

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The sat nav took us the scenic route and we ended up going up an incredibly steep road. The photo doesn’t quite do it justice.

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Our first destination was the lovely town of Mapleton…

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where I got to meet the lovely Jackie, who will hopefully return to world of blogging again. Guess what??? She has :-). We had a lovely morning tea with her and her daughter, Luci.

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Then it was onwards with our journey. Can you believe I took this next photo from the shop car park?

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We made a few purchases in Montville and took some photos. I’d heard it was a good shopping destination so was surprised it was so small…. until we “left” and realized most the town (and shops) was just around the corner :-).

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Then it was back in the car for the drive over to Maleny….

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My YouTube friend, Rachel, had chosen this spot for lunch. And I could tell why when I saw this view of the Glasshouse Mountains.

 

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We took some photos and enjoyed the area while we waited.

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In the meantime Kevin bought himself a new hat…

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they had lunch out, and Christy went for a ride on a jetboat (there was only one place left or Kevin would have gone as well).

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The cafe we had lunch at was so lovely. And it was wonderful getting to meet Rachel – such a lovely, young lady. Bit sad to realize I am twice her age!!!!

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And my lunch… well just look at that! Absolutely delicious.

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On the way back we stopped to photograph these cows.

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And a quick stop at a Cheese shop, but since we were leaving in the morning we couldn’t really buy much.

 

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We stopped again at Montville to visit some of the shops we had missed earlier.

 

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Back home, Kevin & Athena went out to fetch some dinner and Athena snapped this sunset.

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They mucked up my order of potato scallops so I made a wrap to have with my chips.

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Then it was time to do a bit of packing before we head home in the morning.

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