Fraser Island & Noosa February 26th 2010 I left Brisbane behind and drove north via the "Steve Irwin Road", named after the famous wildlife expert who hosted the tv show "The Crocodile Hunter". Unfortunately, his love for animals also became his end, as he was fatally stung in the chest by a stingray, while filming on the Great Barrier Reef near Port Douglas (where I am right now as I'm writing this).
I drove on to Noosa, one of Austral ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Fraser Island 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