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Juvenile Cassowary visiting

Just before dark yesterday, we had an unexpected visitor: a juvenile cassowary emerged from the the forest,  near our veranda. It has probably walked along the creek in search of fallen fruits, mushrooms and, if it is lucky,  the occasional frog.  84 more words


Behind the Story: Monica McCabe

Today I’m delighted to introduce you to the fabulous Monica McCabe. Adventuring is in Monica McCabe’s blood. She’s addicted to travel, National Parks, & exploring new places and mysterious locales. 781 more words


Jack and Shanan's at Palm Cove

We had lunch for 8 people here last Sunday.

Not off to a great start when they didn’t have our booking which stipulated 2 coeliac guests.  139 more words

Finding Gluten Free Dining In FNQ

Lambs Head (Kahlpahlim Rock) Mareeba QLD

To get to the track you drive right to the very end of the Davies Creek track which is not far out of Mareeba, on the way to Cairns. 330 more words


Far North Queensland

Locals like to abbreviate Far North Queensland as FNQ. The distinction between Queensland, and even North Queensland becomes more apparent the more north you travel. The landscape shifts quite rapidly from wheat and cattle country to paddock after paddock of sugar cane and banana plantations once you leave Rockhampton. 584 more words


Waterfall Wanderers

Wednesday 27th December

I am jolted awake to the sound of the alarm screaming into my ear. I don’t know what has shocked me more; the loud cry of the alarm, or the fact that I actually managed to fall asleep in the first place? 1,906 more words

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in 4K

Kuranda’s Butterfly Sanctuary is the largest butterfly exhibit in Australia, and a wonderful spot for nature-loving kids and adults alike. You’ll find 2,000 butterflies (give or take) in the sanctuary, including the iridescent blue Ulysses and the brightly colored Cairns Birdwing. 35 more words

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