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Travel Blogs from Mission Beach
... plummeting into a swimming hole, located deep in the rainforest. The water was freezing cold and as we swam close to the waterfall, it literally took your breath away. Swimming through it, you could see rainbows through the water where the light refracted. It was gorgeous! We got back on the road bound for Innisfail. I was keen to see this town as this is where Helly spent lots of her time in Oz and is where Brigga's family's from. To be honest, there ...
Today we visited Paronella Park at Mena Creek, south of Innisfail. We are staying there overnight with our van, which is included in the price of the admission. The building of Paronella Park was initially started by Jose Paronella in 1929. It was this spanish man's dream to build himself a castle one day and this is what he did in North Queensland. By 1935, it was ...
... his metal file out of the tool box and filed away the offending piece of plastic. That's one trick that won't be able to be pulled on us! When we got up the next morning we packed our camp (we hadn't even rolled out the awning as we knew we would be trying for a spot in Bushy Parker Park the next morning) and relocated about a hundred metres back up the park. As there is a 48 hour time limit in this park, the turn over of vans leaving each morning is pretty good ...
Heading north from Airlie Beach, our first stop was the Whitsunday Gold Coffee Plantation, just up from Proserpine. We asked when the next tour would be, expecting maybe half an hour, and wondering if it would be worth waiting. "Um," the girl replied, "I think we have one on Sunday." Definitely not worth waiting. But we did get to see coffee trees, and the coffee berries (??) on them. George's hunter/gatherer instincts kicked in, and he had to have a taste. The fruit ...
... soon... and add all the photos as soon as possible, however due to lack of laptop as I didn't bring mine, I am currently borrowing a lovely welsh girls laptop (what a babe) Liz and Lila who are now my new room buddies since the Germans left today. Lovely pair who are daring to dive tomorrow - crazy!!!!
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Whats funny is I wrote the above part of this post when I was only planning to stay ...