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General Store in Coen

Coen is one of the few towns along the way - population about 150. Used to be big when the gold rush in the area was still going.
The Cape - Part One, Northbound.

July 24th 2008
We left Port Douglas full of high expectations and bravado and we have not been disappointed - although the bravado did disappear somewhat at our first challenging creek crossing on the OTL (local buzz term for the Overland Telegraph Line). Before reaching the start of the OTL, we bush camped at a few spots. The first was just inside the Lakefield National Park at Six Mile Lagoon - a very prett ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cape York

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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