Castle Lodge Motel
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- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
- Microwave in room
- Refrigerator in room
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... for an Electrician who was happy to earn a few extra $$$ for a Sunday afternoon call out!
Fortunately for us we scored a really great chap who within about 5 minutes of arriving had done all the necessary tests and confirmed our guess that it was a faulty RCD. All our travels along bumpy roads had loosened off a wire within the RCD and this had caused it to fail but also melted some of the plastic housing! Within 30 minutes it was all fixed, ...
... around and made a quick retreat. Peter was wondering why had suddenly picked up the pace.
Found out later on after we had left Rollingstone that there was a sighting of a crocodile sunning himself on the beach down near the estuary.
Had some local fresh wild prawns and some pineapple.
We should have got off our buts and went to Crystal Creek in the Paluma Ranges rainforest, but we were conserving our fuel for the trip to Mission ...
... of the Army in North Queensland
The earliest history of the Army in North Queensland can be traced back to the early 1880's when volunteer Independent Rifle Companies were formed at towns throughout the northern region. On October 30 1886, the 3rd Queensland (or Kennedy Regiment) was gazetted and based at Kissing Point, Townsville, with Major William Slade Vincent as its first commanding officer.
The history of the ...
... the road is what had caused the traffic. Once we reached Townsville, we were an hour late. We bought a ferry ticket across to magnetic island and waited for the next one to arrive. Once we'd got on, we sat on the top deck, with our bags being put on the middle deck. It was a bumpy journey!! There was a lot of wind, and when one of the crew came up telling us to hold on tight at the beginning of the journey, he really ...
... in spite of thedrought and instead of the piers they have in Durban in South Africa, they havebuilt little promontories with rocks thus making several little beaches insteadof one big one. On these, they have cafes and other facilities. Right in themiddle of the town looms Castle Rock, a huge hill made of pink granite fromwhich one gets spectacular views of the whole area. We were amazed at how manypeople were choosing to walk up this extremely steep hill as a form of exercise– ...