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I left Cape trib around midday and stopped at daintree ice cream factory on the way to port d!!! I had mango, macadamia and some sort of weird fruit ive never heard of flavoured ice cream which was interesting! I then arrived at port d later afternoon. After freshening up at Global which is a really nice hostel, i went to meet a friend Jamima at …
So it seems I have become one of those annoying weather obsessed people. Annoying. I blame the rain. It seems to be following me wherever I go. I have finished up my little stint as a ward nurse, and it's safe to say that you can take the girl out of ED, but you can't take ED out of the girl :) It was a quite week all round on ward 2, started out …
I let the guys sleep in - first time in a long time. Our accommodation includes breakfast - a first! We set out for the rainforest. It is still overcast, but at least it is not pouring. We heard the rain most of the night. The park is about 40 minute drive. Saw lots of sugar cane and cattle farms.
Some of the houses we saw were on stilts about 10 feet off the ground.
Once we got closer we could see the visible damage from the ...
... in the 1980s to prevent the construction of an access road here. Their efforts resulted in the area being granted a protected status.We experience Daintree Rainforest from several perspectives while we're here. First, we take a guided walk through a dazzling rain forest inhabited by snakes, cassowaries, goanna lizards, and some of the most unusual vegetation on the planet. Then we board a boat for an hour-long nature cruise ...
... have had it with us.
The setting is about 300 feet from the main street in town. You walk up a dirt and gravel path thereby getting some of your daily exercise already until at the top, you mount several sets of concrete steps and you observe that you are in a setting inside a rain forest. Stately palm trees illuminated by upward facing lights line the boundaries of the restaurant. Tables are well spaced apart and all have massive chairs made from bamboo cane that seem ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGlobal Backpackers Port Douglas
Its a really nice looking backpackers, good location, great facilities, but a bit noisy until midnight when the pub downstairs closes.
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