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From 2017, we shall have a new cabin near Atherton: “ATHERTON TABLELANDS BIRDWATCHER’S CABIN”.

The cabin has already been completed and has been approved by the local “building inspector” (a young female cassowary made an unexpected appearance): 325 more words


Gone Troppo: Opening Pandora's box!

Our last day of this break! Stu was up early and went fishing but only caught a small cod – no keepers. 261 more words


Gone Troppo: Coasting home

Much as I like the relaxed lifestyle at Cape Trib, I’m not sorry to be heading away from the humidity. We didn’t make it far down the road before we stopped for breakfast at CJ’s Cafe at Thornton Beach. 452 more words


Gone Troppo … hanging around in the jungle!

It is the rainforest and it is the wet season so a day of rain was only to be expected.

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All the Way from the Land Down Under ---- Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Kate, from Australia sent to me

TWO beautiful rainbows taken at Town and Far Beaches, Mackay, north Queensland

Lucky me, lucky her, and, now, Lucky YOU!


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Travel Pics Theme: W for Worldmark

The theme letter for our ‪‎travel pics this week is W, for Worldmark.

Since buying into Worldmark holiday ownership in 2001, we’ve stayed at properties in Queensland, NSW, the US, Fiji, and at ‘associate resorts’ in the ACT and Indonesia – and we’ve liked them all. 250 more words


5 reasons you should visit Babinda, Cairns

Babinda was unintentionally one of my favourite spots to visit when travelling up north. It’s basically  a hidden paradise in the Cairns region and is possibly the only free camp in that area before you hit the town of Cairns. 260 more words