Billabong Lodge Motel
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... it had all the V8s, all the Dunlop series
cars and Carrera cup cars. There were dragsters and a Blackhawk helicopter on
display. We saw dads friend, his name is Dan Day, he races in the Dunlop
We went to the V8s and saw Lowndsy and Whincup, and we
watched qualifying but didn’t watch the racing. We talked to Dan Day who is
number 25. We stayed there for the whole day and we sat on a cushion and I
bought 2 hot wheels cars. We saw ...
... to learn how to drive. All I could think was thank god im not towing the van. That would have been a nightmare.
For dinner it was eat-in Indian and boy was it nice. Even better, was the fact that it had stopped raining when we got out and we even spotted a star between the clouds. Hope tomorrow does not rain like it did this afternoon.
As for saving the best till last. We ...
... Island behind. We had a few hours to spare in Townsville so we decided to hit up the aquarium a.k.a Reef HQ. it was pretty cool! We went to a short show about sea turtles and then got to check out the Turtle Hospital which was really neat. They also have an awesome predator tank, with all sorts of sharks and fish. There was also a large green turtle named Jimmy. We spent about two hours there before heading back to the bus station. ...
... eat and headed off to the south west 140 KLMS away to Charters Towers. It took a couple of hours and we arrived by 4pm. With Townsville now behind us, we can get back to enjoying our epic journey. The weather was a bit cooler today at 26deg, but we're loving ...
... sharing a room with a group of lovely Irish girls, we spent most of the night in the bar with them, Chris was an honorary girl for the evening :p
As we had to get the ferry back at lunchtime today for our bus to Airlie beach we decided to get up early and do one of the walks to the viewing point on the island and try to spot some wild koalas- we didn't see any but the views were well worth the walk!
We could of stayed longer here, the hostel was right on the beach and when ...