Airlie Beach & The Whitsunday Islands July 16th 2009 In Cairns everyone told me that as I move down the coast it’s just going to get colder, but they were wrong. Airlie Beach is boiling hot. I felt like I was baking under the sun here.
The town itself is kind of like Cairns but a lot smaller. The whole town is basically one main street with just a few shops and hostels that run along it. There’s some residential areas behind the main road, bu ... 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