|Murwillumbah YHA- Mt Warning in the distance|
|Tweed River and Mt. Warning from the YHA|
It's the discerning YP who check in here. They are interested in the environment, the mountains and in an alternative to the madness of Byron Bay and Surfers Paradise. As a result they are open and interested in people ensuring that we all learn from each other and enjoy our shared stories.
This year we met people from China, from Florida and Seattle in the US, from Glasgow and the wilds of Scotland, a tennis fanatic from France via the Reunion Islands (off Africa), Ursula from Austria. There were others. The Australian contingent represented Gatton, Melbourne, Canberra, Adelaide and Brisbane.
Mt Warning, the magnet for young people, hovered in the clouds in the background. Crazy young people borrowed pushbikes and rode the 10ks to its base and then climbed for two hours each way returning at 4pm exhausted.
|Lynne and Andrea New Years Eve|
New Years Eve was smaller than 2013. Ten of us sat down to a five course Thai meal cooked by Toni, Tassie's mate and a chef in her other life. The YP were absent - on flights to Melbourne, checking in to hotels on the Gold Coast, on buses to Sydney - they couldn't resist the bright lights.
|Thai feast - Toni top left|
|Glimpse of the caldera from the Border Ranges NP|