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After many long long hours on the plane, here we are, in Australia!! It's soooooooo weird to actually be here.
The plane ride was exhausting, but not as horrendous as I thought it would be. On the two longer transfers we had the whole aisle to ourselves so we were actually able to sleep and relax which was nice.
Once we arrived …
... With temperatures rising to a wintery(!) 27 degrees the rest of the day was spent on the beach recovering from being battered by the waves earlier... Followed by dinner at the Buderim Tavern. The Australians sure know how to do steaks with about 7 different cuts on offer. Fillet is eye fillet which Andy now knows and not rib fillet which is sirloin...Slowly working our way through the myriad cuts of steak that the Australians ...
... After the show Helen and Sophie wanted a photo with an animal and you could choose from a koala, iguana, bird, alligator or snake. They both chose an alligator and we all snuck in for a quick picture which was cool. Lots of deliberating later and Nathan decided to have his photo done with a snake Jamie stood well back. When Nathan's turn came a man walked over with a 4 1/2 metre snake and swapped with the woman who had a much smaller one which everyone else got to hold. ...
... great (surf) beaches but what draws most people to it is an (allegedly) great National Park who's tropical Rainforrest basically ends where the ocean starts. We stay two nights at a heritage listed old Lodge (converted into a Hostel) who's wide wooden Veranda invites not only us to spend hours drinking Wine talking the night away (www.halselodge.com.au). Sam showed up just in time for dinner - Backpacker always seem to reunite at the same places... Sandra and I spent a full day ...
... blow; apparently one of the largest single sand dunes in the world. It was named Carlo’s Sand Blow by Captain Cook, after one of his chums on board.
We should have liked to have walked along the beach to see the actual rainbow sand cliffs after which the beach and town are named. But it was still raining and neither of us fancied a 2km walk along the sand in that weather, so we ate some lunch instead before hitting ...
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