Category: Queensland

This could be heaven or this could be hell …

There’s something about being on an isolated tropical beach that brings out the philosopher in me. With nothing to measure time but the sun, the moon and the tides there’s plenty of time to ponder the big questions in life. Have you ever thought that heaven and hell were the same place?

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Ocean kayaking – a true show of love

If you want a true test of a relationship, try ocean kayaking together. In a double kayak. It sounded as if it would be a good idea. Kayaking around Cape Tribulation, getting a close view of the marine life. I’ve been kayaking before. With my children along the Noosa River. It’s beautiful. You take your …

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Cape Tribulation – almost onto the dirt

We’re at Cape Tribulation. A day later than planned, but the delay was worth it. We did 1500k Gympie to Cairns in 2 days, then another day for the 100ks Cairns to Mossman. I guess it was an ambitious schedule to try to fit Daintree sightseeing into one day! If I start describing scenery I’ll …

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The worst winter in Cairns for years … no jacket required

We’ve arrived in Cairns during the coldest winter they’ve had for years. So cold in fact that last night I nearly had to put a jacket on. I would have put one on except I was wearing a new top and had to show it off.  The back is a big embroidered butterfly with cut …

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