Coral Reef Resort
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yesterday we traveled from Sydney to Cairns via Tiger Air...a bare bones, pay as you add amenities, airline. It was an interesting walk down the stairs from the airline gate to the Tarmac and back up a portable stairway onto the plane. It was not a small plane, comparable to southwest seating, so not sure why the weird boarding process. The flight …
... pudding was Lemon Myrtle Pannacotta with Rosella Jelly and Wattle Seed Pavlova with Blood Orange Sorbet. Yummm- wattle seed crushed have a coffee like taste. Also: twice cooked Pork Belly with D'son plum jam (the Aussies love their pork belly) and scallops on cauliflower purée, barramundi baked in banana leaf with lemongrass, and beef with kale and parsnip. A truly great meal. The only downside to Cairns was that the caravan park was quite noisy with 'Backpackers', so ...
... for lunch and a swim on Whitehaven beach on Whitsunday island , then around the island to the top of Hook Island where some of us did some snorkelling and then back to Airlie Beach (a 9.5 hour day) - we were very lucky as the ocean was almost totally calm
We also visited Kaylene's uncle Rex whom she hasn't seen for many years
From Airlie we travelled towards Townsville stopping there for 3 days - another nice QLD town - visited ...
... Phoebe took much much much more coaxing into the water. She eventually did it, and I think she was very proud of herself for doing it, as were we. Although, she keeps telling me she saw a sea snake, when really it was a black and white stripy fish! Alice would have been in the water within seconds had we allowed it. We didn’t deem it safe for her to be in the open ocean, so took it in turns to take grace out into the sea, whilst the other one ...
... trip to Kuranda and a Great Barrier Reef tour out to Green Island.
The Kuranda Scenic Railway was magnificent and worth every cent. Opened in 1891 the railway initially serviced the fledgling gold fields and is considered to be one of the country's great engineering triumphs. Trestle bridges, cuttings and tunnels all constructed with pick and shovel along the sides and up over mountains provided a fascinating ...