Sunday, May 27, 2012

A WORLD APART (Mount Barney)

A WORLD APART
Mount Barney, Scenic Rim
26-27 May 2012
Ambassadors are here today
Absolutely gorgeous place 1.5hours drive from Brisbane CBD


Check out these two border collies making out


Scenic Rim is actually a group of forested mountain ranges of the Great Dividing Range
straddling the border between south-east QLD and north-eastern NSW
Today we're visiting Mount Barney


We were welcomed by complimentary coffee and tea
at our first stop Mount Barney Lodge


Kylie enjoys a nice UV-exposure


Chicken Skewers in Lemon Myrtle BBQ
amongst other tasty treats such as Lemon Merinque Pie etc



Hussain (Saudi Arabia), Kylie (Australia), James (Singapore), Marjorie (USA) and myself (Singapore)
enjoying a little tea party


Fresh Lemon that you can't buy in stores




Imogen showing off some of her mum's great works
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Free Bushtucker Tour


Learning more about native plants and delicious recipes


Lemon that adapted to the OZ climate
we call them Bush Lemon


Sweet old couple who joined the tour with us


Macadamia Nut


Guillaume (France) at the ecolodge
Prices as low as $35 per room night!


Shao (Malaysia) and Claire (China) sharing a photo moment


Autumn at its best


Silly cows


Our next stop
Barney Creek Vineyard Cottages




Chillin' by the lake just enjoying the beautiful climate and fresh air


Vineyard
The main crop is Petite Verdot


Lovely wine selection at affordable prices


Free Wine tasting


Next stop
Thistledown Country Retreat


Beautiful old house


Traditional High Tea in the enchanting garden








Enjoy a game of Croquet
(or pretend to be Thor)


Little Chapel on the hill




Next stop
Rathdowney Alpaca Farm


Nom nom nom..




Elsa (Indonesia), Malli (Germany) and Yiki (Hongkong) 
having a fulfilling time learning about Alpacas


Claire and the Black Llama


Next stop
Classi di Cucina Italiana


Wesley (Taiwan) enjoying a free Nutella Gelato


Baby Alpaca drinking from a milk bottle


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Pare Xavier (Philippines) taking a funny shot of Guillaume

more information at
http://scenicrimescapes.com.au/

more photos here
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