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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


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


Cairns, Port Douglas and the Daintree

This is the seventh blog post on our round the world trip August – November 2016. It covers Cairns, Port Douglas and the Daintree rainforest. 2,647 more words

Cassowary, endangered species 

Cassowary are flightless, shy yet dangerous birds which are native to the humid rainforest. They are third tallest and second heaviest birds in the world. Mainly fed on fruits (fallen from trees) but are truly omnivorous. 53 more words