Trinity Links Resort and Apartments
Travel Blogs from Cairns
... was going dark and sat on the wall overlooking the ocean, it was amazing, so calm and so beautiful. After an hour of enjoying the surroundings we headed into the hustle and bustle and did a bit of window shopping (Daryl also did a bit of proper shopping coming away with a very jazzy pair of 'dress shorts' in the sale) before walking back along the Esplanade and back to Calypso!! ...
... thick socks
4 pairs thin socks
6 pairs of underpants, knicker, or jocks
3 pairs of bras
2 long sleeved shirts
2 pairs Casual trousers
2 pairs Jeans
6 hats - 2 peaked caps, 2 hats, 2 beanies - Grant has developed some weird hat fetish!
4 scarves - 2 light and 2 heavy
4 thermal tops
2 alpaca jumpers (pull overs)
2 pairs of sneakers
2 pairs of riding boots
2 motorcycle jackets
... the first day we were there. Jet lag had no chance against the excitement I had about the fact that I would be playing with kangaroos and koalas. And actually, although I knew I would be scared, I faced my fear of snakes and I held one around my neck! (It was disgusting) We also got to see native Australian animals in the Rainforestation. This day was the first time I saw a didgeridoo, ate traditional Australian outback, saw a kangaroo and koala in person, threw ...
... around while we tried to sleep (mostly in vain).
The diving at Steve's Bommie was fantastic, just like being in your own private aquarium! Especially interesting to see the large stonefish, which are incredibly well-camoflauged, and carry highly toxic venom. It is so hard to pick them out on the reef, it would be easy to accidentally put your hand on one, which would be a nasty surprise. In addition to seeing several of these, we saw a 6 foot ...
... Reef Experience, they suplied alot of informtaion, where I find out I will spend 90days on the sea and take 4 months to complete, the days are long, early mornings and late nights, I start to rethink if this is what I want. A trail day for the monday, 0645 start. So I will give it my best and decide from there, believeing this to be the best way, I may love it or hate but if I don't go I'll never know.
I just hope the experience will not ruin my love of diving.