Travel Blogs from Cairns, Australia

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A travel blog entry by jeffs

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I arrived in Cairnes absolutely exhausted due to the combination of alcohol abuse, lack of sleep and minor jet lag. Sarah let me know where she was staying and so i headed for there when i arrived. 2 lads who i met in Laos, Rob and Guy, also ...

A free tour of Sydney, Cairns, Australia travel blog

A free tour of Sydney

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... has by all accounts been rubbed as many times as the nose. We saw the statue celebrating 200 years since the formation of Australia of a man reading a newspaper which was pretty awesome as well. We then saw the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour bridge ...

Pirates of the Barrier Reef staring Rosey, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Pirates of the Barrier Reef staring Rosey

A travel blog entry by roseyben

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... week about how the ladies in 1902 used to cover up in swim suits during the stinger season which has just about arrived here in Cairns. Women had to cover up in those days anyway and oh how times have changed so we decided to recreate the photo taken in ...

Ain't No Party Like an East Coast Party?, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Ain't No Party Like an East Coast Party?

A travel blog entry by onceinalifetime

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It wasn't exactly a party, but it was non-stop action going up Australia's East Coast and it was hella good times. We had about 10 days to cram in everything the coast had to offer -- a trip we were told is usually done comfortably over a span of ...

Diving the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Diving the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... four the nest (that was pretty exhausting) and three on the final day. I started my course on a Saturday, after spending Friday in Cairns catching up with my friend Laurel and seeing the town. I like Cairns a lot and am glad to be spending a least ...

Tip Top!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Tip Top!

A travel blog entry by grahamandrach

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... you into trouble. Hmmmm....! Abstract: Cape York, the last big trip the 3 of us would take. 3000km round trip to Australia's northern most tip, including creek crossings with eroded banks, 1000's of Kms of corrugations and an average speed of ...

Great Barrier Reef dive overdrive!, Cairns, Queensland, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef dive overdrive!

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... streams of motorcycles! To our Asian-attuned senses, it was all so clean, so organised, so utterly civilised... Ah! Cairns itself is a pleasant little city. Its main drawcard is the wonderful waterfront prominade and park, with huge public swimming ...

Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

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... blog entry’s 'cliffhanger’), we swiftly got on with life, enjoying the hottest place we would be visiting in Australia. Cairns immediately struck us as being quite different from both Sydney and Brisbane; it felt more like a large town. ...

Mission Accomplished! Cairns at Last!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Mission Accomplished! Cairns at Last!

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... the Great Wall of China, its the only living thing visible from space and it spans 2000kms along the east coast of Australia. We finished our day off with a beer and fish n chips in the nightmarket...tommorow Airlie and Whitsundays Hugs ...

The Desert Venturer, Cairns to Alice Springs, Australia travel blog

The Desert Venturer

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... poor marsupial. The snake was too full to move and just hissed at us while we happily snapped photos. After stopping at Australia's smallest bar we rolled into Wirriyerna Station for the night. Me, Brian, the Swiss couple and Bryony from York were ...

Off to the Tropical North, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Off to the Tropical North

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... streets are lined with restaurants with people trying to coax you inside. But it is so weird walking down a street in Australia where all the shop signs are in Japanese first followed by small English underneath! Shops wise apparently all Japanese want ...

Job! at last! i got a call from telequip ..., Cairns, Australia travel blog

Job! at last! i got a call from telequip ...

A travel blog entry by andyb

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... to Susie who left our house this week to go to Alice Springs have a great trip and see you when you get back to Cairns! Hope everyone else is well and enjoying the summer! (I know I am, every time i write an entry Liverpool have won another trophy! ...

End of the line for the east coast, Cairns, Australia travel blog

End of the line for the east coast

A travel blog entry by segacs

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... of the world. We made a quick stop in the town of Tully as well, which prides itself on being the wettest point in Australia and has even built a giant "golden gumboot" to boast about its status. I'm not sure that's something I'd choose to brag about, ...

Ok so it is not as easy to get work as i ..., Cairns (surprise), Australia travel blog

Ok so it is not as easy to get work as i ...

A travel blog entry by andyb

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... ) hope you enjoy catching up with the travelogue sorry it has taken this long! So for now i will continue the job hunt and anyone who has been to Cairns before (Daz) and has any tips on good jobs, get in touch! I need all the help i can get! AB ...

The Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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We managed to get to Cairns eventually, thank God, bypassing all the disaster areas by simply flying over them. It was hot there and the remnants of the cyclone were still covering the sky with cloud and soaking us with rain. We stayed in a cute but ...

Horseriding and a day in Kuranda, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Horseriding and a day in Kuranda

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... the story of the Tjapukai people. The History theatre showed how badly the Aboriginal people were treated when white settlers came to Australia and actually made me feel ashamed to be English, but it was a really good couple of hours spent to actually ...

Hot Air Ballooning, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Hot Air Ballooning

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... be. Landing can sometimes be a bit bumpy but ours was ok. After the landing it was time to help with packing up the balloon, then a short drive to our champagne breakfast. After stuffing our faces with food, it was back to Cairns for a well earned ...

Reflections of Oz, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Reflections of Oz

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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... and pubs. There is also a casino, and a lagoon, similar to Airlie Beach's lagoon. Well it is now our last day in Cairns and Australia and there are a few things that are worth knowing about before you visit Oz. So here is our A to Z of Australia... ...

Ace Ventura of the Sea, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Ace Ventura of the Sea

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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Walked into town again this morning for a gander around being overtaken by a motorized skateboard along the way (always wanted one of them when I was younger). Ended up looking around the marina watching a few helicopters come and go for those paying ...

Finding Nemo backwards is Omen, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Finding Nemo backwards is Omen

A travel blog entry by giuliani242

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Cairns is a great beach town in Northeast Australia. I wasn't sure what to expect but it was perfect. After I landed, I headed to a hostel that I booked for thirty-five dollars a night. The hostel is located across the street from the beach and right in ...

To the Tropical North, Cairns, Australia travel blog

To the Tropical North

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... emu and a turkey but few in numbers getting it's face on a few road signs warning against what we almost did. Arriving in Cairns with no where booked I chose the place with a free courtesy bus to the hostel which was needed given the distance from the ...

Still here still working (not hard but ..., Eeerrrmmm Cairns?, Australia travel blog

Still here still working (not hard but ...

A travel blog entry by andyb

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... time in Marbella Alison Lowry, sorry for making you jealous with the tales of the Woolshed and all other Bars in Cairns! :-) Jordan, Good luck starting Nursery on Monday XX Uncle Andrew Neil, Happy 30th....welcome to the club, just wait for ...

Northern Exposure, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Northern Exposure

A travel blog entry by supertrampz

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... on the way back to Cairns when a cassowary appeared in the trees just off the road. Monday 23rd February The Tjapukai Centre near Cairns is really cool. It starts off with the local aboriginal tribes telling of the story of creation then goes on to ...

Carefree Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Carefree Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by velvetescape

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... be featured on Travelpod.com. There's me, right there on Travelpod.com's homepage. I'm really pleased. Thank you Travelpod! Back to Cairns, where I am right now. I love this town. Its small(ish), has a great atmosphere and it's location, fronting the ...

Great Barrier Reef Style in Cairns..its Cans Mate!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Great Barrier Reef Style in Cairns..its Cans Mate!

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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We landed late at night in Cairns, the major city in Queensland state and finally felt the heat of Australia! Despite being mid winter, Cairns was absolutely gorgeous!!  Nice and hot and sunny…ahhhhh…We had nowhere to stay so we just ...

Diving in Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Diving in Cairns

A travel blog entry by vandall

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I have just got off a 3 day diving expedition on the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns. We lived aboard an old sail boat for for the duration. This was one of my main reasons for coming up here and I have to say was totally awesome. Despite problems with ...

Scuba, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Scuba

A travel blog entry by johnbrianmess

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Just some underwater shots of the Great Barrier Reef from my 2 scuba dives ...

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A travel blog entry by velvetescape

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... awesome!  Anyway, that was my camping trip. It was an eye-opener for me in many ways and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I left Cairns last Wednesday for Sydney where I am right now. Frits arrived yesterday (yippee!) and we'll be travelling together for the ...

Diving the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Diving the Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... them as much as possible.  So this morning we headed to the huge outoor pool area called The Lagoon on the seafront in Cairns which have public showers so we headed down there to get clean, the showers were hot and prob one the best showers we have ...

27th - lazy day! you wouldn't believe how ..., Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Queensland, Australia travel blog

27th - lazy day! you wouldn't believe how ...

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... but we were already surrounded by fish. 10-15m from the boat and the wall of coral started and the variety of fish were amazing. Australia (as well as loads of bugs) has the most colourful fish and birds I've ever seen and you start to wonder if they ...

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