The Big Wet March 13th 2006 We booked a tour to The Great Barrier Reef from Cairns and got a complimentary day on a 'coral cay' called Green Island. We actually stopped off at Green Island on the way out to the reef on the first day. It was probably one of the worst days to do the trip as the sea was very choppy and lots of the other tourists on the boat were throwing up (lovely!). It was also choppy at Green Island so we d ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns 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
We are two "mature" backpackers (only 30 & 28 though)currently travelling through South East Asia, ending up in Oz by Xmas.
Jason is known as 'Sharky' because of his apparently aerodynamic face.
Wendy is ginger but she can't help it.... full info