Category Archives: Australia

Tropical North Queensland

The diving adventure marked the end of our east-coast Australian road trip, at least as far as we had planned it. After 12 days on the road, followed by the intensity of the 3-day live-aboard and then Faye’s departure we … Continue reading

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Great Barrier Reef

And so to Cairns and another “bucket list” moment, the Great Barrier Reef. It felt strange to see the road signs showing less than 100 Km to go – the first sign for Cairns we’d picked up on leaving Manly … Continue reading

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Fraser Island to Townsville

We were quite sorry to leave Fraser Island, it seemed like at least a week too soon, but we had a schedule to maintain; there was a dive-boat waiting for us in Cairns, it would sail at 0700 on the … Continue reading

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Fraser Island

Having reached Noosa and spent most of the two days there in the rain it was, unfortunately, time for Natalie and Thomas to make their way homewards. So we had an early start and then doubled back to Brisbane to … Continue reading

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An Aussie Festive Season

Well the festive period has passed in a blur, probably unsurprisingly and the whirlwind pace of life on the Australian leg of our trip shows no sign of slowing down. Natalie has been and gone, having left us at Brisbane … Continue reading

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On to Australia

It’s Christmas Eve and amazingly we’ve now been here for 9 days, our feet have hardly seem to have touched the ground since we arrived; the pace of life is definitely faster than it was in Mauritius! Our well laid … Continue reading

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