Tibrogargan and Beerburrum: Glass House Mountains Part II

Tibrogargan-Jack Ferris Lookout

“Spontaneity is a meticulously prepared art” – Oscar Wilde

Several months ago I wrote Ngungun: Glass House Mountains – Part I. Today’s post continues  my memories of this special area with a walk at Mt Tibrogargan and Mt Beerburrum. New followers or those old followers wishing to remind themselves of the geography and history of the region can read Part I here. Or if you prefer, check out the National Parks Site for more information. Mildly Extreme Jane is not feeling very well this week so she can’t guarantee any of this will make sense. I’ve lost some writing mojo, but as they say, “The blog must go on.” Perhaps grab a cup of coffee or something stronger before you start…

 I faced my nemesis while visiting Mt Tibrogargan.  Continue reading

Ngungun – Glass House Mountains Part I

Top of Ngungun looking towards highest end.

“Today is your day ! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way.”    — Dr. Seuss

I think my vitamin pills may have been spiked last weekend! Some of you may have gathered by now that I am a bit of an introvert. For me, a quiet walk in the wilderness is a way to replenish my emotional energy. For this reason I try to avoid popular hiking spots and school holidays. However, last weekend I actually enjoyed the noisy crowd on top of Mt Ngungun. What has happened to Jane’s mind? Was it heatstroke? Have I finally achieved, dare I say it…“normality”? More about this strange phenomenon later… Continue reading