The rain followed me :(
Trip Start Jan 11, 2012
49Trip End Jun 17, 2012
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Checked out Horseshoe Bay with loads of sand dollars, cuttlefish and oyster shells. Also saw some cool red crabs aerating their burrows in the mud.
'Celebrated' the rain and all-round sogginess with pancakes and a massive helping of Nutella! Later I wanted to trek to 2 rather nice beaches - however I couldn't even set-off as a new river was pouring itself out at the starting location! Spent the afternoon being attacked by the rainbow-coloured lorikeets..
Up early and bussed about the island - hitting Picnic Bay looking like a drowned rat
Returned back to Townsville - disgusting weather & some disgustingly drunk people as it was St Patrick's Day. Once more quite a few threatening Aboriginals about. Castle Hill drifted in and out of focus through the cloud of rain - probably a good view on a sunny day?! Checked out the botanical gardens - fabulous scents from something in there! Found my 1st bath in 2 months - read and did nails - nearly felt human once more.. :)
Took the Greyhound from Townsville to Airlie Beach - along flooded roads.