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Those on Glass Mountains shouldn’t….

Those on Glass Mountains shouldn’t….

More hiking outside Brisbane, because really, there isn’t too much to do in Brisbane other than shop for bad clothes! Yikes, did I say that? I’m not too keen on their style. But hey, who am I to talk? My reasoning is that Aussie’s must wear uniforms to school– and that means they cannot wear a scarf, or piece of jewellery. Heck, they get expelled if they dye their hair. So much for self-expression.

But I digress.

We drove north of the city to The Glass Mountains. It was the series of 16 volcanic crags that I saw from the plane–the ones that rise dramatically from a completely flat surface and shoot back down.






Tres cool rock climbing opportunities and caves.






It only took us less than an hour to reach the peak — but what a view.

hiking glass mountainsLook at those shades! Rock stars. We also stopped along the way and I grabbed a few custard apples. Peel the exterior and inside is a sugary sweet creamy fruit. Yummers.

hike 2 glass

Unfortunately, coming down is always the hardest on the quads.

hike 4

  • Dad
    Posted at 08:17h, 07 May Reply

    Who r ur companions?

    • Melanie Chambers
      Posted at 17:47h, 07 May Reply

      Hey there– the blond is a woman I used to work with on the magazine, and the red head is her daughter and the other is her friend. They’re also visiting me in Bali! Moke

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