The weather was OK but it had been raining as we headed for the Eumundi Market. Dianne was in heaven, such a large market but I was the first to part with some of my hard earned cash. A crocodile leather wide brimmed hat (which looking back from 2015 has become my favourite choice of head wear when the sun gets hot).


My new hat from Eumundi Market

After spending a few hours wondering around the market we headed for Maleny where we would spend the next 3 days just looking around the area. The Maleny Showground is our first stay away from a caravan park but we settle in well. It is a short walk into town via a walkway along a creek. The track entrance from the showground is not well marked but is almost hidden behind the tennis courts.

Montville is a small town with the main street almost entirely setup for tourists. A small shop was chock a block full of cuckoo clocks. Dianne was again in her element and we spent a couple of hours checking out the sights.

Gerrards Lookout is on the road back towards Maleny, great views back towards the coast. We also paid a visit to Maleny Cheese and purchased some delicious passionfruit yoghurt

Mary Cairncross Reserve was also a great little stop over. We checked the walking trail. The locals enjoying a coffee in the coffee shop were huddled around a wood heater rugged up like they were at the South Pole instantly recognised us as Tasmanians as we strolled in wearing shorts and Tshirts.

We spent a few days around Maleny, which was very close to the Glasshouse Mountains

Glasshouse Mountains 25%


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