Travel Blogs from Airlie Beach
TWO OF THEM
Jack on his puppy visit
leggier today, a little longer yesterday
sprouting like grass in the rain,
an almost perfect replica of mine when young
all eager-eyed and cock-eared
chest, tail tip and paws gloved in pristine white.
One two buckle my shoe let us a beautiful beachwalk do
I set off with the two of them. The small one, hesitant at first
stops to ...
... land gingen.
Op de weg terug liet de capitein wat deze boot in zijn mars had. Met zeer hoge snelheden vlogen we over de golven en hij bestuurde de boot als een rodeo.
Terug thuis hebben we beiden een gloed in ons gezicht van de zon, zee, wind en strand. Nu ons eerste biertje in een week. Mark heft een geode come back gemaakt van zijn kies operatie :-)
Lot's of love/Groetjes,
Shirley and Mark
... lost all his photos of all the epic photos of this trip as his GoPro malfunctioned… however, we all share the most beautiful memories of it. We had a good laugh with the gang on the boat. Finished the trip off with a cheeky bbq down the lagoon with those who were still about and a good giggle on a night out. Whitsundays and Airlie Beach you did not disappoint.
Next stop - Outback Road ...
My first impression of Cairns began when I walked through the airport, stopped at a shuttle company, and realized that the "r" is not actually silent ("cans") but instead is pronounced in such a thick Australian accent that the "r" gets lots somewhere in between. Glad to know I was already sticking out like the foreigner I am! I had not made any plans except picking out one hostel from a selection of about 100 in which they all basically offered the same accommodation. ...
... to Mackay - a big city, with traffic! And crowded streets! A real culture shock after all this time. And we arrived in the middle of the Mackay Show, just to make things worse. We had a bit of a look at the town and the marina, but were glad to soon head out to quieter haunts. We had found a BP station about 10 Kms out of town with a rest area across the road from it, with free use of the toilets and showers, as well as picnic facilities, and a 24 hour shop.
We settled in ...