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What’s On

Just in case you feel like venturing outside your villa here is a link to some of the wonderful events including live theatre happening on and around Mt Tamborine
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Sourdough Rises Above The Other Breads

Just after God created the earth in 7 days, sourdough made it’s appearance on our planet. It has been the bread of choice since time immemorial. It wasnt until the advent of commercial yeast that other breads started cropping up to compete Here is an interesting article about th
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Mothers Day Present Ideas

Gift vouchers are the perfect way to say Happy Mothers Day Our Day Spa gift vouchers are proving very popular this yearNo need to do any running around trying to find the right present.Just let us know your email address and leave the rest to us.We will make sure that it gets there in
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Mother’s Day

Looking for somewhere to go on Mother’s Day? We were fortunate last year to be able to spend the whole day with the family at the Arts In The Olives festival …and we had a ball! The Arts In The Olives festival is on again this year and am sure that it will be just as much
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Winners Of Our First Competition

The lucky winners of our very first competition were Tammy & Jason Rice. The competition was for a 2 night stay at the Escarpment Retreat. It was virtually impossible to pick a winner as there were so many who deserved the prize. We were nearly at the stage of pulling an entry out
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Weddings In The Rainforest

  Getting married in a rainforest can be a magical experience. Tall trees, lush green plants and the sounds of nature…the perfect setting for sharing your special day with friends and family. Monique and Adam recently had the pleasure of experiencing this unique environment
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Luminous Exhibition

“Works appreciated for their beauty and emotional power”: artwork by Eva Breckon-Thomas (mixed media) and Mia Karlsson (glass). Eva Breckon-Thomas Eva was born in Stockholm, Sweden, and has been a permanent resident of Australia for the largest part of her life. For 20 yea
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Cuckoos Arriving From The North

The channel-billed cuckoos arrived early this year. One flew overhead near Boonah a few days ago.  Many have settled on the mountain by now. You will know that they are there as they usually make their presence felt by loud raucous calls (not sounding anything at all like ‘cuck-
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Horse Riding On Mt Tamborine

Araucaria Ecotours had its first experience of horse-riding at Thunderbird Park, Tamborine Mountain, last month, with guests on a 10-day custom tour. Unfortunately we picked one of the wettest possible days to do this, but the horses were thankfully very sure-footed and experienced at
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Lyrebirds On The Mountain

One of the most amazing birds on Mt Tamborine is Albert’s lyrebird as it has a very interesting bird call. Normally birds like to breed when it is warm but the lyrebirds prefer winter. There are 2lyrebird species and they are both accomplished mimics. The other type of lyrebird
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