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Vanochtend hebben we eerst de auto omgewisseld bij Hertz. Er was ons vanaf het begin van een sedan geleverd terwijl we een SUV geboekt hadden! Dit bleek een probleem te zijn, want het is topdrukte hier. Waarom? Op 14 december is in Queensland een volledige zonsverduistering en dat schijnt van over de hele wereld belangstellenden te trekken. Wij …
... trip went around the Atherton Tablelands. We got picked up early in the morning (about 8am so not too bad actually) and headed off out towards Babinda, a little way down the road from Cairns. Syd was pretty funny. He kept us amused on the drive up there. As we went through Babinda to the Boulders, our first destination, he pointed out the highlights of the town (which wasn't much) for example the Golden Gumboot, holding pride of place in the post office window. Apparently the town was ...
... the carnival atmosphere still lingered after the Cowboy’s recent victory. Annette had a feast waiting for us when we returned and her crab pasta and tiramisu were delicious.
As we prepared for bed, Jacob and Olivia texted to make sure that we were staying up to watch the Rugby World Cup semifinal. Bleary eyed we sat and watched the close game between South Africa and New Zealand (well done All Blacks).
On Sunday morning ...
Only 100 Klm to Townsville, so we had a leisurely start, not that there was much to pack up after an overnight stop anyway. Called into Blue Water rest stop to have a look, and it was just as crowded as when we were there last time, except that the council had marked out parking bays using large boulders. Nice to see a ranger there checking number plates to ...
... keen to cuddle a koala, we entered an enclosure to be greeted by an array of animals in their own enclosures. First up were some turtles where we all got the chance to hold and have a photo with, 'kissing a bird' (feeding it a seed from between your lips), holding many lizards of all kinds of style - the coolest being one with a tail that looked just like it's head so as to confuse predators, saying hi to a wombat who was too sleepy to mingle for long, holding a baby crocodile, ...