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The Daintree Rainforest

I apologize in advance for the lack of posts as of late. I haven’t kept on top of my blog! So, you can expect a couple of posts in the next few days as I have some catching up to do. 238 more words

Travel

The Daintree drought experiment

How might the world’s rainforests respond if droughts become more frequent in the future?

This question is behind a unique experiment being established in the world-famous Daintree rainforest at the… 420 more words

The Bloomfield Track

The Bloomfield Track
Location: 35kms of gravel track between Cape Tribulation and north to the Bloomfield River.
Access: 4WD gravel track with extreme climbs and descents, river crossings and deep ruts running both length ways and across the track. 565 more words

Queensland

Detour Down Under - Port Douglas and Daintree

In my final instalment for the Detour Down Under series, I would like to share a bit about another place that I went to while on exchange in Australia. 510 more words

2014

AUSTRALIA - The Wet Tropics - Cairns to Cape Trib

So common in America is the image of a semi-arid Australia that the wet tropics of northeast Queensland comes as a surprise.

These forests of the north are ancient, but as the climate has dried over many millions of years they have retreated to areas under the influence of wet coastal winds. 1,948 more words

World Travel

Lowest tide of the year means old fashion crab spearing in Daintree

Note: no animals (including crustaceans) were harmed on this day

Dear Reader,

Spears were sailing, boomerangs were flying, and feet were sinking.  We spent the day with an aboriginal man who told us about customs and the return to traditional ways that aboriginals were attempting to make.

Travel Home

Cairns, the rainforest and campervanning down the east coast!

So after we left Alice Springs we flew to Cairns. We went on a trip to a wildlife habitat place where I cuddled a koala and took a selfie with a kangaroo! 187 more words