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Kata Tjuta, Northern Territory, Australia

Some 50 kilometres to the west (by road, not as the crow flies) of Uluru is the similarly majestic but different rock formations known as Kata Tjuta (formerly known by whitefellas as the Olgas). Unlike Uluru which is one massive sandstone rock, Kata Tjuta is a series of granite and…

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Uluru, Northern Territory, Australia

Uluru is simply stunning. It is indeed a wonderous and majestic natural wonders of this precious planet Earth. Positioned in its very central place in the heart of the continent of Australia, it dominates the adjacent landscape, as it emerges so boldly, so powerfully and so serenely from the relative…

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Town of 1770, Queensland

Returning after a fun day on the reef snorkelling. Highly recommended. So here we are back in one of our favourite places, 1770. And of course, Agnes Water just 5km up the road. Both are different but complementary. So just some quick pictures, one including the wonderful view from our…

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Tannum Sands, Queensland

Main beach looking south toward the town of 1770 and Agnes Water. Tannum Sands, a nice town south of Gladstone, and next to Boyne Island and the Boyne River. Had a nice lunch here after driving in from Carnarvon Gorge. What a contrast, from the outback. Both, of course, are…

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Carnarvon Gorge, QLD, Australia

A rugged, ancient and beautiful place. Carnarvon Gorge National Park is roughly 800 km west-north-west from Brisbane, or 250 km north of Roma, on the road to Emerald, in central Queensland, Australia. Taking the turn off the highway includes a sealed road to the camping and accommodation area some 40…

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Mossman Gorge. Beauty, wonder and danger, in equal measure

The beautiful Mossman Gorge. Mighty river, clean, cool. Stunning and exhilarating rain forest. Dangerous plants for the na├»ve. Do the indigenous tour if possible. Looking downstream. Churning rapids. Wonderful and safe pathways to explore. Everything is so beautiful. Every tree so wonderous. Such diversity of plants. The rainforest version of…

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Port Douglas. Good food, good golf, lush nature

Our breakfast cafe. Just stay away from the edge of the water. More views and building in crocodile territory. The lush golf course looking great after recent rains. Plenty of others spots to dine, in the main drag and down at the marina. And this time of the year best…

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Four Mile Beach, Port Douglas

Great for walk, so scenic. But take your chances with crocodiles, not! Local advice, do not swim here. There were some hardy souls, and kite-surfers who braved the conditions. Or their ignorance was their bliss. Looking north on Four Mile Beach. It is an interesting scenario on these beaches. So…

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