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Walking the elevated section of the Discovery Centre  
   

Walking the elevated section of the Discovery Centre

Daintree National Park - Australian Rainforest

July 1st 2011
Since we were faced with a couple of days with potentially sketchy weather, we decided to head up north into the Daintree National Park. Daintree is a lush 110-million year old rainforest which escaped effects of the last Ice Age. An occasional shower actually positively adds to the rainforest ambiance. After about a half an hour of driving, we reached a cable ferry that crossed the Daintree Ri ... 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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