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Camper-vaning, Port Douglas, Hartley's Crocodile Farm and Ellis Beach, Queensland, Australia (3)

We were escorted from the Daintree Rainforest predictably by the heaviest enslaught of rain. This eased in time for a Cassowary to be crossing the road ahead of us. 609 more words


Cassowary Dancing

We started Day 5 with a peaceful walk through the 100 acre reserve which, apart from the birds, we had all to ourselves. We saw a shy emerald dove, some white terns and many black noddies that have the unnerving habit of flying straight at you. 317 more words


No worries - Australia, part 1

North Queensland, Daintree and Cape Tribulation 1.

Queensland was on my travel-list for a while – mostly because there is a small patch of rainforest in the northern cornern of Queensland – Daintree National Park – which meets the Great Coral Reef. 746 more words

Daintree Rainforest ~ Queensland

Daintree Rainforest is a large area of tropical rainforest wilderness in far North Queensland, Australia.  Daintree National Park houses the oldest rainforest on the earth. 1,641 more words

Cassowary's Casual Stroll

One morning, a surprise visitor in the shape of a cassowary took a leisurely stroll across our front lawn. He didn’t appear to be in any hurry. 380 more words


1998 Travels November 11


I am still drying fruit. We are certainly getting our money’s worth of electricity, lately!

After lunch, went to the strawberry farm out on the Yungaburra  road, and picked two kilos. 407 more words

1998 Travels

Not much wildlife, but plenty of forest fun

20 December, 2016

So, an early start – around 5.15am – to try to see the platypus living next to the Silky Oaks Billabong.  Very quiet on the way down by torchlight and a few heart-stopping snake-like shadows! 384 more words