Rose Gums Wilderness Retreat
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- Microwave in room
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
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... lovely people and we hope to take up their offer to return again one day. We leave the farm and head to Innot Hot Springs which is along the Kennedy Highway. On the way we pass through the town of Ravenshoe, which is the highest town in Queensland at 920 metres above sea level. At Innot we pull into the camp site and set up, then into bathing costumes and over to try out the four different temperature hot spring ...
This morning saw us travel to South Johnstone where Dot had some work. Coffee at new organic coffee centre. Then on to Tully for lunch and a walk around the town centre. Managed to fid the black pants I have been looking for for the cruise. While Dot was working at St Clare's I went to Mission beach and had a long walk along the beach. The trip back to Cairns was a challenge - dark and heavy ...
... looking like a red-eyed fur ball wrapped in a long tail.
Next morning I set out early to find a duck-billed platypus. Yungaburra actually has erected a platypus viewing area along the road into town where it crosses a small river. Of course the platypus wasn’t there, it would be too easy. So on the advice of our host I started walking up stream looking for the tell ...
... for fit into a four bed Juicy camper. It's 300km to Townsville and as the road opened up and the landscape flattened, the sky looked immense. There's rope ladders and little swinging highways in the sky's to prevent roadkill and free reviver driver signs to prevent more - a complimentary coffee for the tired. Opportunists crowd the lanes pecking at the dead and all the trucks are called Mack, three trailers long and drive right up your, boot. We had a Tiny Dancer - Almost Famous, ...
... t show were the 14 speed humps on the road! Needless to say, we have since explored a bit and found another road, albiet slightly longer and via farming land rather than the national park, that is better for both car and caravan.
Our original two night stay has already been extended to four days, initially by need but now just because it's so nice. On the first afternoon it rained, and I mean it ...