Balboa Holiday Apartments
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... we gisteren zo veel geluk hadden. Dit maal met emmer hadden we beiden 2 te pakken. Ook hadden we beide 2 grotere vissen aan de haak geslagen maar helaas die namen de haak mee......
We hebben de vis gefileerd maar er zat weinig aan. Goed nieuws is we worden beter en beter.
Het was een erg relaxte dag met een mooie zon's ondergang.
Lot's of love/Groetjes,
Mark and Shirley.
... but this was really nice. After the tastings we got the tour of the plantation and shown how they grow and how they are picked. It really was an interesting place and well worth it... even just to see the kids screwed up faces when they tasted something they didn't like.
Not really sure just yet what we are doing tomorrow. I could get used to this Port Douglas apartment and stay here for the day, but there's a whole bunch of things to do.
... rather dangerous wildlife. While being on the road, the scenery also changed and we passed heaps (a very Australian expression) of banana plantations on the one side and huge sugar cane fields on the other. On our way to Cairns, we also observed that we are indeed in the WET tropics and that the dry season had not fully started yet as we unfortunately had 2-3 days of on and off rain (rather unique for the time of the year, we were told later on). Even so we managed to visit ...
... as it was said to have a higher value than gold. The coolest thing was being able to turn off your torch and just be in compete darkness. The moment you lose your ability to see, your ears begin to tune in much better to the environment, the drops of water you can hear falling on the leaves, the hum of crickets, the feint rush of water from the creek in the distance. The guide told us how every creature in the forest just works on sound, vibration and smell anyway, so it ...
... a strong stomach, but this is one that made me gag. I drop the tail to cover my mouth and nose, the body falls and boounces on the pebble stone drive, blood ozzes from the cuts, the visable intestines wobble as the body rolls and Gil, standing there, laughs, calling us pansies and reminding us why we should have done it as soon as Pumba was left with us. A quick breath and I'm glad I can hold it for a long time, as we go for a second attempt but this time a lot more ...