The Strand Motel
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... at SeaWorld I think is better. Next off for coffee and cake for me and gelato for Brad along The Strand. Juliette's has homemade gelato with amazing flavours and great coffee so we enjoyed our treats at the outdoor seating. Imagine eating gelato outside in Canberra in Winter whilst wearing shorts! The Strand is what the beachfront area is called here and it is really well done. Lots of parkland, play equipment, restaurants and accommodation plus the beach. It's ...
... time in five nights, no alcohol was consumed during the evening and I was asleep by half past nine. A much needed recharge of the batteries. The next day was also pretty chilled out. We returned our little car back to the rental company in the morning before our 24 hours was up. It was such a good idea to rent one out! We walked back to our hostel and just relaxed all day pretty much. A bit of laundry, a bit of cooking, a bit of organising, a bit of looking ...
Had an early start and headed up Castle Hill to the lookout. We passed all the hikers and joggers and yes you guessed it we went in the car! Lovely view of Townsville and surrounds from there, our C'van Park is in the pic, it is on the bay at the far end! Then we spent a couple of hours in the North Qld Army Museum and surrounds,very good displays. After another meat pie ( brumbies) and a iced coffee, we headed for the ...
... where there was more shade – by the number of clubs etc it looked like it was the entertainment area of Townsville – but by day it seemed “rough” … I may be wrong but that was my impression !!
We detoured up a street and found a lovely park before making our way back towards the “Sugar Shaker”. We decided to complete the loop and walked back down the other side of Flinders Street ...
... up waiting for over an hour in the pouring rain for the bus back to the hostel. After we finally got back to the hostel, we spent the rest of the day relaxing in our cabin and hanging out in the hostel bar. It was still raining when we woke up this morning, but the weather luckily improved so we got a couple of hours in the sun before taking the ferry back to Townsville and catching a bus from Townsville to Airlie Beach, which is our next ...
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