Travel Blogs from Port Douglas
... big working Dairy Farm. We all had lunch there together and then looked at the cattle, (once a farmer, always a farmer!!!)
From there we drove to see the majestic Curtain Figtree, as well as the lovely Malanda Falls, where a Bush turkey was parading, as a bonus!!
Friday Bruce and I visited the Historic Village at Herberton which turned out to be the most extensive Collection of just about anything that we have ever seen. It was not only very large but ...
Saturday Today was the big day. The reason that Scuba Sophie came to Australia (other than to visit me on my birthday obviously), we went to the Great Barrier Reef! Well Alex didn't as he is not a massive fan of the sea. I got up to watch the sunrise and took some amaahhhhzing photos that will probably make it onto the end of trip PowerPoint photo montage, then went home to dose up on Stugeron. Apparently you are supposed to take two not one so many ...
... about her leg which was sore when flying. She had caught it on the car door in NZ and the bruise would not go away. So we saw a doc who gave the all clear. By the time we had done that and got the prescription filled and done some shopping, the day was gone and we had not even seen the beach. We are now 7 weeks away from home and frankly we are tired of eating out. What we would give for some home cooking. So thats what we are ...
... the entire beach so one crab leaves his droppings in anothers space and soon the whole beach is just one continuous flow of these tiny sand balls
Walking on them for several miles ends up with your feet feeling as though you've been walking on sandpaper. Today, i chose to keep the sandals on instead. Nonetheless, the minor foot irritation is worth it to be able to experience this magnificent beach on such ...
... Yep...California, San Pedro. She is in Australia to see The Open, of which I needed clarification. I thought sailing but Tennis. Tomorrow's original plan was going to Fitzroy island but do not want another early start, so think I will just hang around Cains for the day. I may meet up with some people from the boat. Tomorrow is my last day so no plans but I'm sure it will be ...
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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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