Travel Blogs from Cairns, Australia

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Bye Bye Australia...., Cairns, Australia travel blog

Bye Bye Australia....

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... now can't overtake..... In a hurry to get......mmmmm......no where. Well, let's not end it like that!!! Our little Australia story is over, 3 little weeks in a big old place, saw dolphins playing in their natural environment metres away from us ...

No dramas, no worries, Cairns, Australia travel blog

No dramas, no worries

A travel blog entry by ajpeel

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... Beach which had a nice one, but it was covered in worms. I had no idea that worms liked the ocean. Even though I'm here in Australia and should be trying the different wines down, all we ever drink is boxed wine...so cheap. And the times I do have the ...

The Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia, Australia travel blog

The Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by themooners

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... Graceland or Turkey and not spend some time in a prison...well, maybe you could skip that last one. The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is definitely on that list. The last time I visited here 6 years ago I missed it in order to explore the outback and ...

Starting the East Coast Tour!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Starting the East Coast Tour!

A travel blog entry by whereiscliffy

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... ! (Methi Lamb and a chapati) the first curry I've had since leaving home mmmmmm yummy! It was Katie's last day in Australia having spent 10 months traveling around the country and working 6 months of that. She's surprising her family by going home a ...

The End Part 3, Cairns, Australia travel blog

The End Part 3

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... reading - not sure if we didn't even miss out a few days in the beginning - 148693 End reading - 152180 TOTAL AUSTRALIA ROAD TRIP KILOMETRES TRAVELLED ; 3500km !!! Ummm.... Woke up, got showers, left the park by ten, still raining on and ...

Left early to catch the morning shuttle bus ..., Cairns, Australia travel blog

Left early to catch the morning shuttle bus ...

A travel blog entry by faces

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... to the international terminal! >No surprise there. I boarded the crumbling 747 for the 2 half hour flight north to Cairns. You really know your travelling economy class on Quantas flights. All the Quantas airlines ive travelled on haven't upgraded ...

Bådtur til Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Bådtur til Great Barrier Reef

A travel blog entry by fam.straede

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... ' den lækre strand på øen, hvor ungerne snorklede lidt. Da vi alle fire var tilbage på skibet, sejlede vi de 2 timer tilbage til Cairns for fulde sejl, imens vi lå og solbadede det meste at turen på soldækket. Da vi var i havn, blev vi kørt ...

Flying to Cairns to go diving, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Flying to Cairns to go diving

A travel blog entry by andreasjahn

... . Ours was more or less tasteless. After lunch we went back to the Hotel, picked-up our luggage and went to the airport. Flew to Cairns. Hostel pick up from Cairns Airport.Walked around Esplanade and ate a Kebab. Went to bed early as we had to get up at ...

Yes, We Digeri-did!!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Yes, We Digeri-did!!

A travel blog entry by jammer32

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... , sleeping on a real bed in an air-conditioned room. "Sheer bliss" sums that experience up quite perfectly I think.   From Cairns, we left Charlie overnight while we went for a sleepover in Kuranda, a small town tucked up in the Highlands above ...

Pictures from Bangkok, Hong Kong and start of Oz!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Pictures from Bangkok, Hong Kong and start of Oz!

A travel blog entry by katandhel

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Here is some more pics from our ...

Being A Tourist - Day 3, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Being A Tourist - Day 3

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... to kill before we were picked up to go horseriding so on the advice of a random Frenchman clutching a shingleback lizard we headed to Australia Venom Zoo where we parted with $15 each to go and look at some poisonous stuff.   We were shown around ...

Last Station/Endstation Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Last Station/Endstation Cairns

A travel blog entry by martha-daniel

... were not going to be able to see Uluru (Ayers Rock). We were both very disappointed but our funds just weren't going to cover it as well as our plans for New Zealand. The positive side to this decision is that we now have to come back to Australia one ...

More chillaxing to the max!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

More chillaxing to the max!

A travel blog entry by natandaidan

... we got into the taxi at 1am that it could be a problem.  (had something to do with south pacific politics and cairns being neutral ground!) this was obviously concerning to us both but fortunately when we arrived it was safe with nobody around and so ...

Jungle Boogie & Reef Encounters of Ze Awesome Kind, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Jungle Boogie & Reef Encounters of Ze Awesome Kind

A travel blog entry by lindsayloub

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... ensuite.....luxury!  Shame I had to spend the day washing and drying the entire contents of my soggy wardrobe.   Cairns itself really wasn't what I expected and I was pleased to get out of there after a couple of days to the serenity ...

Here in Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Here in Cairns

A travel blog entry by fromustoye

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... with the drink i swear!! We left the next morning - a bit worse for wear - and drove a solid 10 hours in the day to get to Cairns which is where we are now. Our plan was to work here for a bit but the job prospect here is not good so we have planned to ...

Day 67 Ballooning Canceled, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Day 67 Ballooning Canceled

A travel blog entry by roamed

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We got up at 3am this morning to go Ballooning. I wore my Around the World in 80 Days T-shirt. The ride through the rain forest and into the bush farmlands to Mareeba was an hour long. We didn't see any kangaroos or other animals - or should I say I ...

Out to the reef, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Out to the reef

A travel blog entry by fastlabel

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... also saw a flying fish on the way back, just to round out the day. The Vava.  There was this enormous private yacht in Cairns harbour called the Vava.  We Googled it on the way back to the campsite.  It cost 100 million pounds to build, and ...

Cape Tribulation, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cape Tribulation

A travel blog entry by squelen

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... spent ages uploading all my Red Centre Photo's - last few days have been awesome, travelled across the desert from Alice Springs to Cairns - 800km and not one town, village or sign of civilisation. Brilliant!! Took 3 days, but we stopped at night, and ...

More weather extremes!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

More weather extremes!

A travel blog entry by ramblingharveys

... we could instantly feel the drop in temperature at 32 degrees C (yes that's right, 32 degrees felt cool)! However, as Cairns lies along the Tropic of Capricorn, it was muggy and humid - yet another weather extreme to acclimatise to! Unfortunately, ...

Cairns, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns

A travel blog entry by cubnelaine

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... thought it might be.  Anyway, while looking around, I did manage to find some very nice opal jewelry for which Australia is famous.  The city is a very beautiful port and is apparently a popular vacation destination.  Near the ship ...

Cairns, Australia, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Cairns, Australia

A travel blog entry by janetcasey

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I have had a week in Cairns - decided I needed time to relax after a hectic 3 weeks! I have spent quite a bit of time chilling out down at the esplanade, and swimming in the massive lagoon. I have also done a couple of trips: Did a day trip to ...

An awesome time on the reef - just so much fun, Cairns, Australia travel blog

An awesome time on the reef - just so much fun

A travel blog entry by beth

I know almost all of my entries have mentioned me having a fantastic time, and I really wish I could expand my vocabulary so that I'd have new words to use to describe my experiences. The scuba diving trip I took was just absolutely amazing, one of the ...

Day 2: Cairns (Great Barrier Reef), Cairns, Australia travel blog

Day 2: Cairns (Great Barrier Reef)

A travel blog entry by book-thief

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... boat, where we saw lots of coral, anemones, and even some sharks. Overall, the reef cruise was definitely worth coming to Australia for. On the way back to Cairns, I sat on the top of the boat with Jessie, Nathan, and Lorne. It was cold and wet, but at ...

Anything you Cairn do, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Anything you Cairn do

A travel blog entry by sophiam

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It's hard for an English person to get used to the size of Australia. To fly to Cairns from Sydney took us two and a half hours. If you spent that long in a plane in the UK you'd probably overshoot both ends entirely. As luck would have it, Cairns is the ...

Goodbye Australia!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Goodbye Australia!

A travel blog entry by samcohen1987

... : Fraser Island Best Chocolate they don't have at home: Cookies and Cream Kit-Kat chunky, yummy Backpackers' song of choice in australia: MGMT - Kids Best football match I got up for in the middle of the night: Chelsea 4 - 4 Liverpool Best ...

Waiting for the wind to blow away ..., Cairns, Australia travel blog

Waiting for the wind to blow away ...

A travel blog entry by fastlabel

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... we hit the reef, so we started by swimming at lagoon again for most of the day.  I think the girls just want to swim around Australia.  (As an aside, as I sit here in Katherine catching up, the girls rate each place we stay by the quality of the ...

SKY DIVING, Cairns, Australia travel blog

SKY DIVING

A travel blog entry by james24

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Well ive been in Cairns now for 7 days, my Dad has arrived, i picked him up in "ROXY" on Monday morning. He liked the Van !!! thought it was funny, but nearly chose to get to the city in a taxi and not in the van!!! Dont know why..? I havent done much ...

Magnetic + The Reef, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Magnetic + The Reef

A travel blog entry by snapz

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... a couple of nights on the island, I boarded the bus once more to head north towards my final East Coast destination of Cairns. Again I would only have a couple of days here, and arriving late at night unfortunately meant having to take the most expensive ...

Ry Gets Lucky!, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Ry Gets Lucky!

A travel blog entry by terrangray

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... morning people who actually have some customer service skills unlike most Australian people. They fix the card and away we leave to Cairns central for another funfilled day. So, we get down to getting some chores done like sending stuff home that is ...

Bathing at the poolside in 36 deg heat, Cairns, Australia travel blog

Bathing at the poolside in 36 deg heat

A travel blog entry by hayleyo81

G'day G'day all and what a beautiful morning it is. It's 8.00am, the sun is shining, the birds, or maybe the bats are tweeting and I'm laying in bed about to read followed by Skyping 6, humm maybe I should do that first and blog last :-) Yes that is what ...

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