New website New Blog

Thanks to Mark Oliver at Web Reservations we have a brand new website which will incorporate our new blog. Let’s hope that leads to new insights on the highs and lows of running a small motel. I hope you join us for the ride Today was a perfect autumn day here in beautiful downtown Urunga.  The Sawtell Mamils cycled in for early coffee and they enjoyed a great ride. Excuse me while I speak to a walk-in customer. That’s what it’s all about – when you run a small motel. Life is one long interruption. So my new web site...

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Cycling the Waterfall Way

The Waterfall Way from the New England Tablelands to the Coffs Coast is a popular route for cyclists looking for a great bike route in Northern NSW. Naturally, you’ll be passing through mountains and many find the easy option is to start out in Armidale and go toward the coast (because it is mostly downhill). Whether you’re starting or ending on the Coast, Kalang River Motel in Urunga is a great accommodation for your Waterfall Way bicycle...

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Toast 2012 in Urunga – A Music, Food and Wine Festival

Every year, Urunga holds the Toast Festival which celebrates life with music, good food and wine. Now in it’s 6th year, the Toast 2012promises to be a great event for locals and visitors. Normally, the festival kicks off with a black tie dinner dance on the Saturday evening followed by live music, over 60 regional stalls with food from the area, and a range of boutique beers and a  variety of Australian Wines to taste. While the grown ups enjoy music, wine and food, the kids will find a variety of things to do from a jumping castle to...

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