Oh Captain my Captain! May 24th 2008 Having celebrated my 30th only the night before, I crawled out of bed for the early morning flight to Hamilton Island, just one of many islands in WhitSundays. The cheapest accomodation on Hamilton is AUD 220 per night so being a cheap traveller I made my way to the main land and based myself at Airlie beach until I would pick up the sailing boat the next day.
Being a saturday night I decided ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Whitsundays 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