Rydges Southbank Townsville
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Um 08:00 genossen wir Frühstück am sonnigen Balkon unseres Zimmers, die Ruhe wurde gestört durch einen kurzen Feueralarm den unser Toaster ausgelöst hat ;-)
Im Anschluß daran haben wir noch zwei entspannte Stunden am Salzwasserpool verbracht, bevor wir uns auf den Weg nach Süden Richtung Townsville machten. Dabei fuhren wir ca. 240 km auf dem …
... Townsville to Red Rock Castle lookout, where we ate lunch under air conditioned benches. We made friends with a massive goana who was basking in the sun. We went to the shops to buy another water container and ended up buying a cheap **** one that we never used. We went for a nice walk along The Strand where we sat and had a chai latte frappe and double chocolate frappe to chill out. We walked over to the Culture centre which was all about the ...
... to the original. They really new how to make houses that could breath in the stifling weather and yet still resist the heavy rains and winds of the tropics.The high roofs and low eaves to shelter the home from the sun and rains. The wide french doors, windows and top casement windows that maximised ventilation. The furniture really set the tone and wound back the era 100 years. On the other hand the miners cottage was truly basic and would have been stinking hot ...
... hour north to Toomulla to catch up with my lovely Aunty Marg and my Uncle Graham who live up here for the winter. The kids found some coconuts which then kept then entertained for the rest of the night as they tried to crack them open. No need for toys if you have a ...
I decided to beat the crowds this morning, as I was moving from Townsville over to Magnetic Island, and got the early 9:30 ferry over there. It's only about a 20 minute ferry ride and the bus on the island meets every ferry to take everyone to their respective destinations. I was staying at 'Bungalow Bay Koala Village' for two nights, which is on the north side of the island, close to Horseshoe Bay and the well ...
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