A Tropical Escape B&B
Travel Blogs from Mission Beach
... Managed to work for some free accommodation too which is a bonus. Love this gang and going to miss them heaps.
That is pretty much the round up of my month, photos are lovely, it was just nice to hang out and spend time with such a quality group of people, create memories and spend time in what is a mind blowing location. I have lived on the beach for a month of my life.. it is awesome!
Next stop...Townsville :)
... 4 rapids we had to negotiate) and after surviving that one without falling out I was feeling a little more confident about the remainder of the trip. We had a great day, at times we jumped into the river and floated down feet first, pushing off rocks before being pulled aboard the raft before the next big rapid was upon us. At one point we were all told to go to the front of the raft, and with arms around each other we went backwards over ...
... heart was in my throat,
my stomache doing an acrobatic display, not just somersaults. We
straightened out and Dave tapped me on the shoulder, my signal to
releases grasp on the straps and open my arms. This was followed by a
few fall of roughly a minute before Dave releases the parachute and we
were pulled up further into the air. This was insane. It felt like
flying, the sights were incredible as we soared left and right ...
... shouldn't do this it's dangerous and I've started being the first in line to go do it. I had an awesome day! It was raining but I was about to get drenched anyway so this really didn't bother me! We got arranged into boats of six. I was put with Kelly, a young couple I'd already made friends with and an older couple in their fifties/ sixties maybe. They looked so sporty so I thought this would be good... You have to haul in your teamies by thee life jackets ...
... getting stung on the face. Just as we finished our lunch the beach was invaded by some locals so we hastily retreated back to the water and continued exploring the shore line of the island. Getting out at another beach before heading back.
Once back on the main land and at hour hostel the workers came hurrying up to us and asked if we’d seen any sharks. We explained what we had seen and then they told us that recently a Tiger Shark had been hassling the kayakers as ...