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Frangipani Magnetic Island  

Frangipani Magnetic Island

Beaches....and more beaches

May 17th 2008
We completed our longest drive (650km) from Yeppoon to Airlie Beach on Friday. So we were slightly wasted after that, but enjoyed the scenery. At the Mackay district the land changed from dry, brown, hot and flat to beautiful fields (after fields) of sugarcane and dramatic hills. This continued all the way to the Whitsundays, where the big ranges look similar to Milford Sound (but with slightly wa ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Whitsundays

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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