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... and watched tv.
Sorted out a hire car for Tuesday so we can go up to Cape Tribulation. There's no way of getting there otherwise!
Whilst we were watching some tv the rain got really heavy and there we flashes from behind the curtain. Had a look outside and it was a full on storm outside. The first one of the season.
There were flashes of lightening going on constantly. The ...
... Captain Cook highway along the coast before turning off to head inland a little to the gorge. While on the road, I fell a bit in love with this part of the world. We got parked up and then took a shuttle bus up to the gorge entrance, where we then walked into the forest for a while to reach the swimming spot. The forest was impressive - dense and lush, unlike any we'd been in before. The path became a boardwalk up in the trees, offering lovely views before heading down to the ...
... the start they had a giant hamster wheel which gets you up on the first treetop for the zip wire, that was amusing. One of the wires went over a river, which they stop you so you can take pictures but Jo and I loved the fast ones. On the last zip wire we all had to go down upside down which was fun. Afterwards we went back to camp and went for a nice walk along the beach before cooking dinner. It was a very cool day and I loved ...
... walking around and then I took part in a guided walk. (Peter's feet were a bit too uncomfortable).
This was the island that Steve Irwin was brought to before being pronounced dead. A beautiful place with a sad history. With the receding tide,by the time we left the island a lot of the coral was showing above the water.
The whole day was well organised with a large crew happy to meet individual needs. On the way back one of the ...
... while Adam snuck off fishing, that's the only way he could go or Bryce would crack it, Bryce had a few hours while I caught up on my blogging. The rest of the afternoon we just hung around camp - we have a good game going of sitting in a big circle on our camp chairs and throwing a tennis ball and catching 1 handed, Damo grabbed a kids cricket bat and made it a bit more interesting. Bogacz family were in bed early after fighting with the redhead toddler tantrum throwing boy. AAB ...
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