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This modern house has large
rooms and sits on an acre of
terraced gardens. Enjoy a
hearty breakfast, chat to the
friendly owners and help
yourself to homemade cake.
The Globe Inn
A boutique B&B in a restored
Georgian building from 1847.
The rooms are spacious and
their beds are comfortable.
My cooked-to-order breakfast
gave me energy all day.
My weight loss fail started at
their Ewe’n Me restaurant
with the best meal of the trip.
A local lamb main preceded
a dessert that was sweet,
gooey and heavenly.
SOFALA (FOR HILL END)
Tanwarra Lodge B&B
Guests share a lovely house
overlooking bushland. The
country-style bedrooms have
ensuites and the licensed
bistro offers home-style
cooking and pizza.
Parklands Country Garden
My tasteful suite in this ideal
mountain resort looked over
28 acres of manicured lawns.
Enjoy the gardens, lake, day
spa and fine breakfasts.
Hydro Majestic Hotel
Sweeping mountain views
combine with fine dining. I
ordered extra dessert just so
I could stay longer. They also
do a decadent high tea.
disused mine shafts. I stop at a sign that says Irish Town, but
the town has gone, flattened over time into a scattering of
corrugated iron. At the top of Bald Hill, I look across the
valley and at last, after two troublesome days, I feel my city
brain start to calm.
The next morning I drive to Dunns Swamp in Wollemi
National Park. I was here once before on a bleak winter’s
day and everything was grey. Today layers of sunlit colour
replace the grey. I walk along the edge of the ‘swamp’, which
is really a section of the Cudgegong River. The water
mirrors the sky. The track leads up past pagoda rock
formations and on to Kandos Weir. My plan was to walk all
the way, but it looks a bit steep and, well, I’m getting hungry.
I drive east to my luxury accommodation in Blackheath.
At the nearby Hydro Majestic Hotel, I sit by a window with
views over the Jamison Valley and enjoy complimentary
canapes with a pre-dinner beer.
On the final day, after a good breakfast, I drive home and
weigh myself. What – 110kg? After all that walking? So why
am I laughing? Because the road trip has smoothed me out.
I’m relaxed and happy. Without the walking, my weight gain
would be worse.
I love road trips. There will be more. More driving, more
walking, more moody landscapes. And definitely more
water, preferably sparkling and glass-bottled, and
purchased with love in the beautiful town of Bundanoon.
Far more picturesque than its name suggests,
Dunns Swamp (left) is part of the Cudgegong River
and was created when Kandos Weir was built in the
1920s. Below is the abandoned Erith Coal Mine.
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I sit with views over the Jamison Valley
and enjoy complimentary canapés
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an old-fashioned servo, you’ll discover
ng the walls while Golden Fleece petrol
c retro touch. Then make way for that 179
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