We cross the Tropic of Capricorn and visit Magnetic Island

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August 4th 2008
Published: September 20th 2008
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August 4 - we stopped off at Gladstone and caught up with Michelle, one of Steph’s mates, who was the sports reporter for the local paper (now back in NZ), and we enjoyed a good night at the Yacht Club together. The next day we crossed the Tropic of Capricorn at Rockhampton, and stopped to visit the lush and tropical Botanic Gardens there, before taking the coast road out to Yeppoon. We don’t ... Read Full Entry

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Castle Hill, TownsvilleCastle Hill, Townsville
Castle Hill, Townsville

from the lovely Queens Gardens
Picnic Bay Picnic Bay
Picnic Bay

there's no one here!
Typical coastal scenery, Magnetic IslandTypical coastal scenery, Magnetic Island
Typical coastal scenery, Magnetic Island

the island is made up of huge granite boulders!
Arthur Bay (or was it Florence) Arthur Bay (or was it Florence)
Arthur Bay (or was it Florence)

anyway it was beautiful - taken from the Forts Lookout on Maggie
Horseshoe Beach (another one!)Horseshoe Beach (another one!)
Horseshoe Beach (another one!)

this one is on Magnetic Island
Lookout post from WWIILookout post from WWII
Lookout post from WWII

at the Forts, Magnetic Island

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