Marina Terraces Holiday Apartments
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... that Americans were not top of that list!
To get to this area we needed to cross the Daintree River which can only be crossed with a car ferry holding 24-30 vehicles depending on size. They use a cable system to align
the ferry between the two sides. Juan has some stupid human stories about the crossing like the guy (under some influence) who kept driving onto the ferry but the ferry was not there so ...
... going on with the sugar cane. Trucks were dumping cane into the large train bins ready for transport. Once we reached the river we drove onto the ferry for the crossing into the national park.
The Daintree is a little different than we expected. Most national parks have very little in the way of buildings. Maybe a Parks and Wildlife building, the odd toilet. The Daintree has shops and restaurants every few kilometres along the main road as well as dozens ...
... enclosed that we were not worried about Honey running free because she couldn't just run and run away from us. She also loves lying in the ocean. We then went in to the nearaby Information Centre and Botanical Gardens where Honey was allowed and we had morning tea before walking around. After returning Honey to the van & having lunch we went off again to spend more time at the wonderful Grassy Hill lookout, and in Cooktown itself. Kathy was excited to see some people ...
... rainforest to another beach on the other side of the peninsular think it is was call Norman beach. The rainforest is different again to all the others this one has huge fan palms each palm can grow up to 2mtr they form a great canopy just like big umbrellas everywhere. Then we went up to the lookout for a over all view. This beach is much the same as the one we are staying at we have more Palm tree and coconuts. Heading back to the Daintree we ...
Since ysterday had been so busy, today was to be a "quiet one". We left the apartment just after 10 to hire bikes!
Sensibly, chris suggested that it would be wise (and economical) to teach thomas how to ride a pedal bike before we spent money on us all hiring bikes. Fair point.
So thomas had his bike and off to the 4 mile beach we went. Now this beach is ...