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Surviving the Reef

The alarm goes off and I hear Russ leave the room. I fall back asleep until, knock, knock.

“Errrrg,” I reply.

“It’s 7am”, my mother-in-law whispers through the door. 1,011 more words

Cape Tribulation & Mossman Gorge Day Trip

Having grown up in Florida, I have seen plenty of alligators, but have rarely seen crocodiles. There are loads of rainforest trips promising to take you to the land of crocodiles. 558 more words


Rock art and brave fishermen at Kakadu

Today we drove to a spot near the boundary of the World Heritage listed Kakadu which is run as a joint venture between the local Indigenous peoples (who have land rights) and the government’s National Parks. 107 more words


Cairns Botanical Gardens

I visited the Cairns Botanical Gardens in February 2014.

Walking from Cairns’ city center to the botanical gardens was a breeze, but not glamorous. Immediately after leaving the city center, I ran into several relatively run- down areas and was approached and taunted to fight by a couple of homeless indigenous-looking people. 316 more words


#TBT Best albums of 2010: #25: Library Voices to #21: Dum Dum Girls

It’s been nearly two months since I wrapped up my Eighties’ best 100 series and though I was glad to see it finish, I have found that I’ve missed having a series with structure on the go. 1,243 more words


Costa Rica: Land of Pura Vida

Pura Vida: full of life, this is living, going great, real living

My favorite beach has to be in Costa Rica. The water was just amazing. 272 more words


Concert Review: Crocodiles, Jaill, Pow Wows @ The Garrison

By: Maria Sokulsky-Dolnycky (@marisodo) – 

As Sunday evening’s grey storm clouds overtook the sky, concertgoers found themselves heading for The Garrison to catch Crocodiles, a San Diego-native lo-fi noise pop outfit which formed back in 2008. 468 more words