Early Saturday morning in Tewantin unwinds slowly, and offers plenty of historic plaques to highlight features along the cycle and walking paths. The streetscape is bordered by vibrant seaside species and the plants are interesting too! 😃 An hour checking out the many boutiques and op shops brought me back to the marina for a brekky hot chocolate with work colleague friend Katina at her regular coffee spot. Sadly Katina has noticed an increasing amount of personal racism in her Noosa precinct which is very disheartening to hear. Hopefully Australia wakes up to the potential of our multicultural neighbours and friends.
Was very excited to be heading off to the Eumundi Markets, but was a little overwhelmed by the change from my last recollection. The more squishy side of the markets next to the state school is in the Girafe Square. The narrow aisles were mostly selling clothes and imported goods, but there was a distinct sameness about it. Even the live music wasn’t enough to boost the moods for sales.
However, over the road at the Original Eumundi Markets, there was more of the handmade, local product principle. And I found two lunch treats. The first was a salmon and caper tart with a polenta base. Delicious! Then the ‘bread you have never heard of’ – Brazilian Tapioca bread. Super delicious!
Definitely hidden gems along the main street as well as the ambling and wide aisles make this side of the street our preferred site.
Then exploring the Tinbeerwah Lookout and its clear far reaching coastal views on our way back to our evening charcuturie board, and a cool white wine.
Happy holiday tripping!