Castle Lodge Motel
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... reefs and islands that stretch for 2000k along the coast of Australia. There are over 1500 species of fish and 350 different types of coral. It is a World Heritage Site and is consistently named as one of the top dive spots in the world. And oh my gosh, oh my gosh, oh my gosh!!!! I didn't have an underwater camera and I don't have words to describe the incredible, crazy, overwhelming beauty but if this is not on your bucket list, put it there and hie thee to ...
... this was our last pre booked room we organised accomodation for the next 2 nights in Port Douglas and booked a white water rafting trip to do the next day. Once it had cooled down we headed to the seafront and walked along the esplanade to a swimming lagoon to cool off. We made sure everything was packed up in the evening for an early start the next day as we had a 4.5 hour drive to get to the Barron River for our rafting ...
... which (almost) backs onto the river. The river was really pretty to walk along and had lots of great birdlife and the manager and his wife were the loveliest people.
Townsville is both Army and Airforce, both of which gave us some interesting experiences. The airforce section is nearer to the coast, and as I was backing out of the BCF carpark there was an almighty big BANG. I jumped about 10 ...
... were loads of huge trucks and just a few campers. We headed over to be amongst our own and resigned ourselves to what we were sure was going to be a noisy and sleepless night. As it turned out, this couldn't have been further from the truth and with the help of our earplugs and eye masks, slept just fine! We hastily left the truck stop and headed to the stand. We went for a swim in the lagoon which turned out to be pretty murky and no way ...
... French family here - Olivier, Joss and their 3 children - they are holidaying in Australia for 3 months before heading to South Africa for another 9 months. The boys built a good relationship with their kids and are starting to speak serious French. That’s very exciting.
We are now in the Townsville region making our way slowly south as the temperatures begin to rise along with the humidity in the air.
That’s how we are living the ...