Silky Oaks Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... MT again. Mining Town. I don't know if there is a physical Mount Molloy I will have to look it up. We turned off the Mulligan and onto the MT Molloy- Mossman Road. Almost immediately we are in lush green fields with sugar cane and wonderful green garden lawns. Amazing how quick the transformation is. We stopped for some lunch at a delightfully green park at a small place called Julatten. ...
... previous owners had taken virtually all of their equipment & records so they were flying by the seat of their pants a bit. But they are keen & I am sure will turn the park around Next morning Trevor & Marg took us to some of their favourite spots and also to some new to them. After a walk around Milander including Op Shops we went to a particularly nice cafe in Youngaburra called the Whistle Stop Cafe which was excellent, both the food & the environment. Then ...
... br> Today I learnt about the history of coco and sugar cane farming in Australia. Did you know? That:
- 80% of Australia's sugar is exported overseas
- Sugar cane is one of Australia's most important rural industries. It is worth about $2 million to the Australian economy
- Sugar cane farming has been around in Australia for over 100 years
- Australia is the newest cocoa growing region in the world
- Australia ...
... mins drive from Port Douglas as we are now really encountering the masses of tourists who descend on the Port Douglas/Cairns area during the winter months and the caravan parks in Port Douglas are reportedly a car park – not our ideal at all. The caravan park in Mossman is on the banks of the Mossman River but
fortunately, the river is about four metres below the park so the crocs can’t
get up to us.
What proved to be a big challenge ...
... from view. They didn't have to submerge much before you couldn't see them anymore. After that it was a straight drive to Port Douglas (where I saw wild cockatoos flying about/perching in trees) and the straight on to Cairns. Am in an 8-bed dorm this time which isn't as nice and the wifi only works if you're not in the room. But I tried out the complimentary meal and got it for the price of an apple juice ($3). How good is ...