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Travel Blogs from Magnetic Island
... a bar tab. So we drove round the island in these topless cars which was quite kool as we got to see everything and then did a walk saw koalas sitting in the tops of the trees and then climbed up to wear the fort was and got the most amazing view of the island. It really is a beautiful place and I was so thankful we got the cars as it meant we got to see everything. I then went back up to cairns and had a really good time ...
... distance (I didn’t have enough money to get to Brisbane!) I couldn’t blame him, he’d had an offer from a working hostel.
For those of you not acquainted with ‘working hostels’ they are a complete and utter con, along with the whole concept of regional work. Basically, they are glorified hovels that charge a fortune for farm workers to stay there, all ‘rent’ has to be paid up front, including deposits that can be as much as $120 and ...
... didn’t take me long to spot the wallabies, they were EVERYWHERE, there must have been about 20 of them! I saw a sign saying that I shouldn’t feed them bread, which turned out to be a win for me because it meant I got lots of tasty bread for lunch! So instead, I went to chat to the rock wallabies who were TINY and had the cutest little faces! I’d seen wallabies before but there were the smallest I’d ever seen! Someone even gave me some of their wallaby ...
... supermarket, or at the gas station and this island is still a bit
protected from the mass tourism the Aussie East coast has suffered
from. The typical example is Fraser Island where there have been so
many tourists that the tours over there don't really give a damn
about what they're doing or if people really appreciate what they're
being offered. Magnetic was the opposite !
in the evening I went for a walk to the forts to see a sleeping koala
... wrapped my towel around my shoulder and walking quite slowly up the track watching out for spiders snakes and lizards! Kept hearing noises in the bushes ! It was quite a tricky track walking over boulders in flip flops is not a good idea. We saw a wild koala in the trees and couldn't believe how big it was and was actually awake ! We walked to some more bays and there were so secluded and beautiful. On the way back I had a ...