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Fruehstueck, gemuetlich, klein, aber nicht gaz so sauber!
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... later as Maggie Is had an element of young, happy people drinking and making noise til the wee hours. Hhmmmm, could there be any Karma in these experiences I ask myself........? Our next major destination is Magnetic Island which we booked for two days hence, so a couple of stops down to Townsville where the ferry leaves from. The rainforest is ending as we head south but we found a lovely pocket of jungle at Josephine Falls and spent the first night at a beach camp. (Photos next ...
... day out which ended by us seeing a couple of wild cassowaries crossing the road just before we caught the ferry back across the Daintree)
We also visited Port Douglas , the Mossman Gorge (a fantastic place next to a wild river in a tropical forest - it is run by the local aborigine tribe)
Wonga beach is a great caravan park having its own resident pheasants and other bird life and is on the beach where you can walk north to the Daintree ...
... underwater photo memories, including a few selfies!We saw hundreds of different types of fish, including 2 huge fish they fondly had named Willy and Whally. There was a marine biologist on board to tell us all about the marine fish and coral. It was fascinating. We also saw 4 reef sharks, but unfortunately no turtles and no whales again (even though we are supposed to be in their migration season). After 5 hours on the reef and yet more food eaten ...
... few hours wandering a myriad of market stalls and shops. The original Kuranda markets were still operating with their hippy culture and style together with the more trendy markets with touristy knicknacks and art. A beautiful photograph, about 2 metres by say 1 metre was priced at $3,200 but the salesman would let me have it for $3,000 if I bought today. I declined explaining I no way of getting it home! He was prepared ...
... the safe route and went inside. A few of the people in the class (Diana and Leah) got sea sick. I felt really bad because the boat ride was so rough. We also lost one of the engines that we had so we were moving really slow. The 2 hour boat ride turned into about a 3 hour or more boat ride back!
Leah went downstairs because it was the calmest place for the people that were sick. I headed downstairs after awhile to get a seat because I was sitting on the floor upstairs. ...