Grosvenor in Cairns
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Travel Blogs from Cairns
We arrived in Cairns late in the morning, checked into the hotel, and just explored the area. Cairns isn't the most picturesque city. It's a combination of an industrial town and a quick-growth tourism town. In many ways, it reminded us of Denpasar, Bali with the plethora of cheap souvenir stores and Chinese people offering cheap massages ($15 for …
... free for everyone to use. We were advised to stay out of the sea as there was a blue/green algae about that made people ill. Our first night in Cairns we stayed at Glenoma Park rest stop and cooked a fry up for a late dinner in the flood lit car park. The next day we visited the Botanical gardens which were pretty spectacular. I had a guided tour round by Scott who was tour guide for the day which was cool, but I got eaten alive by mosquitos due to the ...
... and instead enjoyed some sushi before hitting the hay, exhausted.
Saturday 14th September
One of the perks I discovered staying at this particular YHA were the free pancakes on offer for breakfast. As forecast, the day was hot and humid, so I started off by exploring the weekend market markets at Rustys. There was an array of fruit and veges on offer, as well as jewellery and clothes. It wasn’t nearly as extensive as the Victoria Markets in ...
... money and a nanny so we could eat gourmet degustation meals undisturbed on a beautiful beach! However we enjoyed building sand castles on the beach and watching the sun lower into sunset after eating a bag of chips and some Safeway donuts. We watched the sunset down the road at Trinity Beach and then picked up some fresh prawns and Moreton Bay bugs to enjoy while watching the Hawks hopefully pump the Saints tonight! (Kirsty ...
... wet tropical rainforest to some look out points on Josephine Falls, a three tier waterfall with a natural rock slide. Rohan taught us about some plants, translating literally from Aborigine as "bad bad" (apparently they name things twice if they're really dangerous) the plant had big broad green leaves and pink fruit that looked like raspberries. Rohan told us that if you touch these leaves the tiny sharp hairs on them break off into your skin and if you go ...
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- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking