Travel Blogs from Cairns, Australia

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Tredding on snakes n dog steals Brides thunder, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Tredding on snakes n dog steals Brides thunder

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... the camera is $549 - whic is just over 200 quid) so we got a major bargain when we bought ours in KL!! Great Britain kicked Australia's arse in the Tri Nation's tonight in Sydney; 23 - 12 and we saw a flag saying 'DALTON RLFC' (small village near where ...

Being cool in Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Being cool in Cairns

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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G'day everyone! Welcome to Cairns, our most northely point of Australia that we will be visiting before flying down to Melbourne tomorrow night which also coincidently is my Birthday! Believe it or not, its actually National Jack Ellis Day here in ...

Horse Racing and chicks with plastic dicks, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Horse Racing and chicks with plastic dicks

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... shower, Erica put on one of Sonja's dresses and I donned one of Cols shirts to make sure we were dressed appropriately for Cairns Premier Social Event of the year, the Cairns amateurs. We drove over to Col's best friends house, Mandy and Andy's where we ...

two by land and by sea, Cairns, Australia travel blog

two by land and by sea

A travel blog entry by rachel_jodie

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... week has come to an end, and we're really ready to leave for Thailand! Just wrapping up our time in Australia- tonight we are in Cairns (after a painful overnight bus ride...I think we're just about done with those!), and tomorrow we will fly to ...

Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... whose snoring was so earth shatteringly loud, and disturbingly moist, that had I not been trying to sleep, it would have been quite impressive.   Our time in Cairns was spent walking along the Esplanade, and playing around at the very cool ...

Diving Down Under, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Diving Down Under

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... just yet. Then back on the boat it is a mad rush because Damien & Ben manage to blag me a free helicopter ride back to Cairns over the Great Barrier Reef!!!!! Well let me tell you it was pretty cool especially since all it cost us was a couple of ...

Cairns (inc. Karunda), Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns (inc. Karunda)

A travel blog entry by leeandcathy

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Wednesday October 13th - Day 169 The nine hour long bus journey along the Bruce Highway to Cairns was pretty much uneventful. Rene watched a low quality Steve Irwin film called 'The crocodle hunter' and I was trying to catch up with the journal. We'd ...

Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: After our final overnight bus journey we got to a blisteringly hot Cairns but decided not to hit the beach (well, it's actually a man-made lagoon) thinking we would have plenty of time later..ha ha ha. The following day we went out to the reef ...

Cod hole..roller coaster..., Lizard Island to Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cod hole..roller coaster...

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... with us. On Sunday, we went round to Avan and Heathers for a BBQ as it was our last night in Australia.. On monday we flew from Cairns to Brisbane then onto Hong Kong via Kuala Lumpur. We were very sorry to leave Aus, and have enjoyed the freedom ...

Robbee Williams, Rats n Wild Turkeys, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Robbee Williams, Rats n Wild Turkeys

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... but it was the next best thing. He's an Australian lad who is Robbee Williams and plays to packed out audiences all across Australia. Although he hasn't quite perfected Robbie's cheek; I'm sure there will only ever be one Robbie who can be that cheeky, ...

congratulaions a new baby and a new driver, Cairns, Australia travel blog

congratulaions a new baby and a new driver

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... I knew you'd get there in the end x x x Other news; our Brian will be here on the 25th and we will finally be leaving Cairns on the 26th so he will have no time to get over his jet lag!!!!!!!! Will be making our way down to Airlie Beach, Whit ...

Back in Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Back in Cairns

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Spent our last night down on the sea front having a nice dinner (not that we needed any more food after the last few days!) and back home ready for the next stage of our ...

Rescue me, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Rescue me

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... day from a journalist (Gayle) in Singapore who stumbled upon our travel blog and she has asked me to write a piece about traveling and Cairns for the magazine which she works for - oh my god recognition at last! Will let you know how it goes. We have ...

Return to the East Coast, Whitsundays and Cairns, Australia travel blog

Return to the East Coast

A travel blog entry by tjmartin

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... to the two locals that had turned up for the film, before he ran up to the box to start the film. Wow, this was what Australia is about, rural locations, friendly locals and we had found it on a night out at the local flicks! Well the next part of our ...

Roast Lamb and Top Gear a taste of Sunday at home, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Roast Lamb and Top Gear a taste of Sunday at home

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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We got up at 07:30 for the Barra Feeding which turned out to be a major disappointment, Graham and Nelly were there and amused us with their Swan battling techniques while we all kept a distance. The woman soon appeared but to be fair the Barra feeding ...

Travelling on empty, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Travelling on empty

A travel blog entry by jambo

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This overnighter on the bus from Airlie to Cairns is even tougher than the previous one. In my rush to get a good seat, and perhaps still overwhelmed by my birthday buddy, I forget to take my fleece and a long-sleeved shirt out of my backpack. As a ...

we are safe and well in oz, Cairns, Australia travel blog

we are safe and well in oz

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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HI all sorry we have not been able to keep u fully up to date but we have had a hectic week or more, so now we have finally arrived and are slowly getting sorted i am going to concentrate on getting the millions of pics we took in KL & singapore ...

Chuck another shrimp on the barbie, Sheila!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Chuck another shrimp on the barbie, Sheila!

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... resumed after the Christmas break! We're now in hot and humid (and very, very sweaty) Cairns, up in tropical Queensland in the North East of Australia, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and the tropical rainforest of Cape Tribulation. More of that ...

Trails and Tribulation, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Trails and Tribulation

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... We finished our little tour with a couple of days over in the Atherton Tablelands - an area of highlands in land from Cairns. Highlights included swimming in a waterfall pool, looking in a murky lake for Duck Billed Platypuses (Platypi?) and seeing none ...

Sophie!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Sophie!

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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... before we returned for another night with with the dribbling monster and his creepy friends.   The figure that greeted us at Camperman Australia did not fill me with hope. He had no top on, and could have done with an elasticated waist ban. I was ...

Cairns Hilton, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns Hilton

A travel blog entry by ad_n_caz

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... to get the car back on monday morning. It's a place called the Belleview, a rather time worn place on the Esplanade in Cairns. There's no aircon, so seeing as it's very humid and over 90 degrees we have to leave the windows open. There's no screens ...

Cairns again, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns again

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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We drove the Focus straight back to Cairns. Met two friends from Ireland that evening. The next day we lingered over coffee and newspapers until it was time to drop the Focus to the Airport. We boarded the plane to Brisbane..it ...

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Chapter 20: "Saaaailing, takes me away..."

A travel blog entry by easyread

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... a small river (rocky stream, really), and on the way back I had my first real close-up dangerous snake encounter in Australia! There was a five-foot black snake (red-bellied black snake?) making his way through the woods between the trail and the ...

Michaelmas Cay (Great Barrier Reef), Michaelmas Cay, Australia travel blog

Michaelmas Cay (Great Barrier Reef)

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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How to get extremely lucky as a backpacker - rock up to the harbour in Cairns around 7 am with no Great Barrier Reef booking, charm the silver-haired captain of Ocean Spirit Cruises, who as if by magic lets you board the luxury cruise to Michaelmas Cay ...

Snap Happy, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Snap Happy

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... rock or nothing to see but desert - I really hope so too. Seeing a group walking down the street with their matching 'I love Australia' hats complete with dangling corks from the brim (tourists, bless 'em) I remembered I still had to get myself a hat ...

Australia - Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Australia - Cairns

A travel blog entry by gonetilwhenever

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... couple of drinks before moving on to the infamous 'Woolshed' where every day is the weekend. The Rough Guide to Australia says 'no visit to Cairns is complete without a visit to and drunken night in the Woolshed'. Our 'Woolshed' initiation over we made ...

Great Barrier Reef and Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef and Cairns

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... far under water.    Safely back in Cairns we decided to splash out on our last night in Australia and have an expensive meal. Driving through Cairns as the sun is setting was quite an experience as massive Flying foxes come out to hunt. The ...

The Whitsundays and Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

The Whitsundays and Cairns

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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Soooo we are now in Cairns... last time i wrote we had been upgraded onto a bigger boat for the whit Sundays and were heading off the next day... this we did and i loved it :) We spent the morning relaxing in Airlie beach some more as we did after the ...

Down, Down, Deeper & Down, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Down, Down, Deeper & Down

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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Early start today to go on our trip. Boat left at 8am and we headed off to Hastings Reef. Overall we spent 5 and a half hours actually in the sea on the Great Barrier Reef - it was fantastic. Scuba diving in the morning and snorkelling in the ...

The Whitsundays, Cairns and Cape Tribulation!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

The Whitsundays, Cairns and Cape Tribulation!

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... So now we're back in Cairns... Irish is finishing work early and we're going to spend some time with him... We leave Australia tomorrow... heading for TOKYO!!  I can't wait... Japan is going to be a very interested experience!!  We only have a ...

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