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Travel Blogs from Townsville
... so there was a lot of
black smoke, because he was drifting at the same time. We didn’t go on racing
day, because we were leaving Townsville then. We saw someone who fixed dads
rally car and his name is Dan Day, he races. His car is a Dunlop series car,
his car number is 25. When we came back to sit down and watch we sat on this
beanbag and I sat on one when a man came to take some photos for the news, when
I sat on it wobbled and I nearly fell off.
So after the bus journey and a short ferry ride from Townsville, we reached magnetic island. We had a few days here to relax and explore. Over the three days the weather was great. Really hot and sunny, spent some time lay on the beach and also hired a car for 24 hours. To the girls liking it was a tiny open top 'barbie' style car, white and purple! Not the most masculine so alex did most of the driving! ...
... lunch for tomorrow as we are going Ocean Rafting and needed to bring a lunch. Pray it doesn't rain on us as they are saying there is a 70% chance of rain for tomorrow. I'm hoping to use my new case for my phone to take some underwater pictures tomorrow. Fingers crossed. Also keep your fingers crossed that we get wifi on the bus as we are overnighting it to Agnes Water/1770.
Woke up early today.... Made my way over for the 5:30am buffet breakfast. Great food... Packed up and was down to fill up by 7:15. Checked the oil weep in the primary cover.. Looked all ok.. A slight tightening had done the trick. Then off down the road. There were no cars on the road this early so I was making good time. It was some while until I came to my first roadworks... But not much of a hold up. Stopped in Carmila to fuel up. Apparently that's where Silver and his ...
... crossed we have good sea legs and return back to dry land without having to use a brown bag!
The weather so far has been amazing, really hot and hardly any rain (I think it rained once in cairns?) but the humidity is wearing us out a bit and we sweat ALOT but I think that's normal from what everyone else has said. Definitely not complaining though as the weather here is a gazillion times better than at home.
Hope you like the wildlife pictures :) lots of love Chris and Charlie ...