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Advance to Airlie Beach

August 7th 2007
Today we made the 4 hour journey to Airlie Beach, which is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. It's a four hour drive, south of Townville. And a quite scenic drive at that. We passed heaps of sugar cane fields, mango orchards, etc. Oz has 2 growing seasons, and they irrigate their crops so that they can grow all year long. Once in a while, you could smell the sugar cane (it just smells real ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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