The Tourist Trail December 2nd 2008 We arrived in Cairns to find the heat and humidity about the same as Darwin- let the melting continue. We checked into our friendliest backpackers to date and set about meeting the local dog 'Chilli' and the rest of the hostel guests. Just like us, everyone here is setting off down the coast headed to Sydney for Christmas. We headed into town the first evening for a free meal. Needless to say it w ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns » Cairns City 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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“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” - Mark Twain
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