Skydiving at Mission Beach March 11th 2010 Siobhan and Blair arrived into Cairns as I got back from up north, reunited to do the other half of the east coast after we left off at Brisbane back last October. We all bought hop-on hop-off Greyhound bus passes to Brissy and set off on our final Australia journey, the first stop being Mission Beach for our Skydive.
It hadn't really dawned on me what we were going to be doing until I'd watch ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Mission 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