The York Beachfront Holiday Apartments
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... to the Barrier Reef with Julies' brother Alec who's driving up from the Tablelands for a day out with us.
The next day we take a drive to the Daintree rainforest which we thought was 90 minutes away but turned out to be 3 hours all the way up to Cape Tribulation which is as far as the sealed road goes. We take a car ferry to cross the Daintree river and despite many crocodile warning signs we don't get to see one. We do the Dubuji boardwalk through the forest and spot a ...
... pictures. Honestly I don't think I would have been able to take pictures because of how choppy the water was while we were out there. I also loved just being able to swim around and enjoy everything that I was looking at and everyone I was swimming with! Hopefully my friends will send me their pictures and I will have plenty to show you soon after our trip!!! Night everyone I have to go clean all the salt water out of my hair and get ready for ...
... made full use of the public BBQ for dinner and sat by the beach eating dinner as the sun went down. That same evening I took another overnight bus up to Cairns for my last 2 full days in Australia. I spent the first day wandering around town, lying by the gorgeous lagoon and buying the final few souvenirs. My final day in Australia though was the icing on the cake of a fantastic 6 weeks. I took a boat out to the Great Barrier Reef and went snorkelling. The boat was ...
... over and knocked branches off trees and the rain came in sideways. That was when we decided to take our cyclone party inside. I distinctly remember hearing someone say "grab the wine!" and we did and ran inside. (We've got our priorities straight. Not the laptop, the stereo, or the food - just the wine.) The day after ended up being quite lovely! I met up with a girl from Sweden that I met on the dive ...
One of the biggest changes for this ride is that we are taking all the techno stuff that we are told is necessary, like a lap top, an iPad and intercom. Still no phone or GPS though. Not once in our last trip of nearly 150,000 kilometers through the Americas and Africa did we need a GPS And it is unlikely that we will need it this time.
Our physical preparation, this time, has consisted of getting fit, however Christmas ...
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