at Waterfront Whitsunday Retreat
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
- Refrigerator in room
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Beautiful Airlie Beach, so nice here that we have decided to stay for a week. We stopped to take another selfie on the way here. Bowen is home to the Big Mango and a perfect spot to snap a photo. After setting up we headed into town to watch the Melbourne Cup. Magnums and its "World Famous Beer Garden" seemed to be the hip and happening place and we watched the race on the big screen there. It was funny to watch the Cup without a ...
... they have migrated onwards....we could still go with a couple of outfits but we wonder whether we thus save our whale watching for NZ which is supposed to be fabulous-o! So, the long and short of my ramblings is we think we'll just have a fairly simple existence here for a few days - saving some pennies cooking all our meals in, venturing to the beach and swimming pool, we are going to the botanical gardens this avo and maybe a water park tomorrow, then our Fraser ...
... bush toilet so pictures not the best.
After morning tea we loaded into a load of trailers for the bush safari part of our trip. This wasn't as exciting as crocodile watching but informative and enjoyable none the less. Paul drove us into the bush and stopped at various points to show us things en route. the more interesting bits being a type of eucalyptus leave that could best used as a soap and body scrub when mixed with water. ...
... have one. We wandered around for and hour or so. Rosemary found a delightful little outfit for one of the grandchildren at a completely knock down price. I had a look at a lot of the stalls apart from the ones selling clothing and craft. That cut the number down a lot. I found a lady, no she wasn't lost, selling CD's. Had a few there that were country and western. Now, I like both kinds of ...
... with a lamb roast, roasted veggies and a couple of beers.
Thursday 10th and we are up early to get ready for our 7.30am briefing at the airport for our flight over the Islands. The wind has increased and brought with it, a couple of clouds that we hoped would burn off before we take off. Our very young pilot gives us an informative briefing including the regulation safety blaab. We are then marched off to the 8 seater, single engined GA8 Airvan and given ...