Malta is only quite small, in fact it is the tenth smallest country in the World, the fifth smallest in Europe and the tiniest in the European Union but it also happens to have the eighth highest population density in the World (in Europe only the Vatican City and Gibraltar are more crowded) so this is not a get away from it all sort of place at all. 47 more words
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Yesterday I fulfilled one of the few dreams I have for this road trip: visiting Shirakawa-go. Of course there are plenty of other great places I have been lucky to see, and more to come from now on, but there are really only a couple that are specifically on my wish list, and this is one of them. 931 more words
Today was spent exploring Cape Tribulation, the Daintree River and surrounding areas.
At first we had a short cruise up and down the Daintree river searching for crocodiles again, due to this river being salt water as it is connected to the ocean there are fewer crocodiles that inhabit it (as opposed to what we saw in Kakadu last week) – which is extremely ironic considering they are called SALTwater crocodiles… Don’t let the name fool you, these salties prefer fresh water to lay their eggs in and hunt on more prey. 444 more words