Category Archives: Queensland

Monday 12th November – Glass House Mountains

This was out last full day in Queensland, so we decided to make the most of the time.  There are waterfalls, rainforest and mountains in the local area, so lots to see and not much time to see it. We … Continue reading

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Sunday 11th November – South Queensland and Sunshine Coast Hinterland

We are on the move again, working our way towards Brisbane and then onto Sydney. We left our cabin in Hervey Bay, driving through Maryborough (a heritage town where they don’t have enough B&B’s to accommodate us for one night!) … Continue reading

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Saturday 10th November – Fraser Island Day 2

Highlights only again. 75 Mile Beach – sometimes it has the appearance of a three-lane highway as buses and land cruisers stream along the sand from Eurong Resort along the eastern side of the island. And then we saw a … Continue reading

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Friday 9th November – Fraser Island Day 1

We were up early to be collected at 7am for our two days on Fraser Island. After a short ferry ride we were loaded onto some hefty 4-wheel-drive, air-conditioned, well-padded, 40 seater buses (all fitted with seat belts as the … Continue reading

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Thursday 8th November – Up the East Coast

[Apologies for the slight delay in transmission over the last few days – we have been travelling and out of reach of internet connection as our ‘dongle’ mobile broadband decided to pack up (brand new equipment too!). Very irritating as … Continue reading

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Wednesday 7th November – Return to Aunty Edna

As we know, children these days regularly come back home, no matter their age. In fact if you even let your nieces and nephews know your address they will also turn up to do their washing and stay the night! … Continue reading

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Tuesday 6th November – Exploring the Daintree Rainforest

Our last full day in Port Douglas – so we decided to go on the longest trip we could find and further into the Daintree Forest and along the Daintree River. Such an amazing place. We were part of a … Continue reading

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Monday 5th November – Rain Forest up by Cable Car and down by Train

Back on the road to Cairns today – only because the Skyrail and Train to and from Karunda goes from there. Still someone else was doing the driving and we could snooze both ways for an hour or so. This … Continue reading

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Sunday 4th November – Authentic Aboriginal Adventure

If there was a trip that everyone visiting Australia should go on, it is one that gives you a good experience of an aboriginal way of life, beyond the dancing bit. We took a tour called “Authentic Aboriginal Adventure” hosted … Continue reading

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Saturday 3rd November – Rest Day 2 in Port Douglas

I took an early morning stroll along the beach with my camera – I suppose it shouldn’t be a surprise that there were so many people walking and jogging at 6am given how hot it gets later in the day. … Continue reading

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