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Hollowed fig tree in The Daintree Rainforest  
   

Hollowed fig tree in The Daintree Rainforest

Rain days and cyclones in Cairns

February 8th 2009
So...I arrived in Cairns on the 31st January with a couple of must see destinations in my mind, Cape Tribulation and of course The Great Barrier Reef. As soon as we touched down at the airport it was pissing it down so not a good start at all. It didn't stop raining for the first 2 days and people's snorkel and dive tours out on to the reef were getting cancelled left right and centre. I was raine ... 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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