Pommies finish AussieLAND!! August 30th 2008 Having a Whale of a time...
We set sail for the whale watching expedition on a glorious day with whales in our sights! The catamaran took 2hrs to get to the whale migration and spawning area and 2 painful hours to return. However..while we were there we saw brilliantly marvelous humpback whales and dolphins! NICE!
On the road again...we stopped at a rest site near Gladstone, and hea ... read more
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