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All the latest news from the Curtain Fig Motel. Travel tips, places to go and food reviews, our blog is your guide to having a memorable stay in Yungaburra.

100 Years of Remembrance

100 Years of Remembrance

Posted on 13 November, 2018 in History, Personal, News

This year, I was privileged to have visited our Nation’s Capital the same week as the centenary celebrations. To witness the splendour of thousands of knitted and crotched bright red poppies, created as part of the Remembrance Day tributes, was both moving and awe-inspiring.

Yungaburra in the Pink

Yungaburra in the Pink

Posted on 02 August, 2018 in News, Yungaburra

Many thousands of dollars were raised towards funding a breast cancer nurse on the Tablelands and the event will hopefully become an annual event. Sue Poggioli was determined to make Yungaburra the first 'Pink' Village - and she achieved it in spades!

The value of sharing

The value of sharing

Posted on 31 May, 2016 in Personal

The importance of being able to share memories to help cope when we lose someone important to us cannot be overstated. Never be afraid to reach out when things are tough.

Onward and Upward!

Onward and Upward!

Posted on 19 September, 2015 in Food, Yungaburra

​When Mark and I had renovations - major renovations - done in Fannie Bay (NT) I swore I would never do it again. Months of brick dust, upheaval and chaos, not to mention noise, early morning disturbance and sweaty workmen was something I never wanted to repeat. However, five months into our Queensland Adventure, here we are again. Some people never learn.

The Platypus at play

The Platypus at play

Posted on 27 July, 2015 in Yungaburra

Question - what has webbed feet, the bill of a duck, the tail of a beaver, and the body and fur of an otter? Platypuses are only found in Australia, and then only in a few parts of Australia, so how lucky are we that they can be found just minutes from our doorstep?

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