Reflections of Port Douglas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... with no way of going anywhere! He eventually turned up after 1pm and there were people already in the bus so we just grabbed a seat and off we went – this company must only have drivers who forget that they have to keep their hands on the wheel because this guy was the same!
George was aboriginal and kept us fascinated with many dreamtime stories, it was great, even if he drove 20kph’s over the speed limit wherever we went and of course, we were late so he ...
... saw them. After a quick catch up we decided to drive (in Charlotte's) car to Kuranda, a village in the rainforest. The drive up the mountain was horrible, it was such a long and winding road, it reminded me of visiting the highlands or going up gartymore! We eventually made it to the top and parked just out of the village down a different hill as there wasn't any parking in town. Kuranda is famous for its markets and vistas which ...
... for a look and to find some fresh water swimming holes for the boys. We got them moving for breakfast and headed off at around 11am. Surprisingly the drive was fairly easy and didn't seem to take that long. We had to cross the Daintree River by ferry and then drove through rainforest to a lookout that was pretty impressive but would have been more so with good, clear weather. The roads got pretty windy as we continued and the rain was on and ...
... surrounding dirt and debris that can be a few metres wide and tall - madness! We drove up to a lookout point before lunch which had a view across the bay. It was gorgeous but we didn't stay long as the mosquitoes were still upon us.
We had a tasting platter of burgers which included crocodile, emu, kangaroo, camel, buffalo and boar meat. All tasted great and there was surprisingly little difference between the taste of some. Behind the cafe was a swimming hole (basically the ...
... difference in a beef, wild boar, or camel burger if no one told you what they were and you’d probably like the buffalo and kangaroo burgers just a little better for their addition of some sweetness and a subtle unique flavor variation that we aren’t used to in the States.
After indulging in another Australian foodie experience and walking away satisfied, we drove the last few kilometers to Cape Tribulation point. Once we got ...