Townsville, Magnetic Island and the SS Yongala August 14th 2011 Next installment of the Queensland blogs! This area was one of my favourites in Australia so far, as I saw so many completely amazing things.
I was up early to catch my 7.45am bus to Townsville, but it wasn't too bad a journey as I managed to sleep most of the way.
It was nice and warm still when I arrived in Townsville, so I went for a walk around town to orientate myself, though alas, mo ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Townsville 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