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The Floating Land Festival

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by Loni Joy (subscribe)
Love travelling n writing...
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enjoy the simple life - a festival at boreen point
The Floating Land is a 10 day festival held at Boreen Point, just north of Tewantin and Noosa. And it's on now. So, If you like arty/crafty events or simply enjoy the peaceful ambiance of Boreen Point, why not check it out?

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the floating land

There were lots of folk joining in on the many diverse workshops.
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enjoy a workshop or 2

I met Brent Miller, an indigenous man who made a really cool bark canoe out of swamp mahogany.

Brent Miller
a man with his canoe

Apparently you have to wait for the right season when the tree's are flowering to harvest the bark. He told me that when you fold the bark over the edge of the canoe - you seal the edges with tree sap.

It took Brent 2 days to make this little canoe and he explained that mahogany bark has high level of being seaworthy as it doesn't warp when wet/dry.

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amazing sculptures

This was definately worth while making time to visit this festival. Relaxing, informative, highly creative and live musical duo's to boot!
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lovely jubbly

I loved this idea - hop on your bike and ride to make your blender go. Wouldn't this be a great idea - if only we all had to ride a bike to get our TV's going - how fit would we all be.

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so next time when you want a smoothie

There's still plenty of time to check out this festival - it ends on the 9th June 2013. Take a picnic or something to nibble on as although there was a tent set up selling coffee, the nearest eaterie is the Apolonian Pub, which is just down the road and well worth a visit!
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Why? Learn something new at Floating Land
When: 31 May - 09 June
Where: Boreen point
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