Another *&^# day in paradise!! November 25th 2007 G'day mates:
Amazing past couple of days. Sat. we went by boat for an 1 1/2hr. ride out to the Great Barrier Reef. We snorkelled all around the reef just the two of us, and saw spectacular coral and beautiful fish, a huge clam, a shark and lots of other goodies. Then in the afternoon we went on another snorkel dive with a marine biologist. Those pictures were taken with an underwater camera and ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns » Cairns City 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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Hope we can figure out how to use this blog - and stay in touch with all of you. Getting ready for the big 24 hour flight to Melbourne on Fri. Nov. 16 @ 9 a.m. Got the travel scrabble and crosswords and books ready too. Stay tuned! Comments welcome anytime!!... full info