Whitsundays and Fraser Island February 25th 2008 Well the next major stop on our trip was Arlie beach and a sailing trip in the glorious sun around the Whitsunday Islands. At least thats what we hoped for but unfortunately the weather had turned and the rain was well and truely down, as depressing as it was after spending 3 months in Perth and only having 2 days of rain we couldn't really complain! It turned out to be a bit of an adventure!
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Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Airlie Beach 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