In the Cradle - Cradle Mountain October 3rd 2006 Today we headed north toward Cradle Mountain. The weather was still cool and a little rainy, but we decided to brave a 10km Montezuma Falls walk. The track was along the side of a mountain with a river running far below - it was cut out of the rainforest in the 19th century an originally used for hauling timber and ore. We were quite thankful for the early morning rainfall, as it made the trek a l ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Tasmania » Cradle Mountain 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
In the summer of 2011, we returned to Australia, with our home base in Broadbeach Waters, half way between Brisbane and Gold Coast. Our 3 year-old son, Alex, became a world traveler and enjoyed every minute of it.
In the summer of 2007, we travelled to Europe and took a Mediterranean Cruise on the Celebrity Millennium. Our trip is documented here.
In January 2007, we returned home from a 12 month teaching exchange to the Central Coast Grammar School, NSW, Australia.
As you can see below, we stopped in Hong Kong, Thailand and Fiji on the way. We have visited Adelaide, Kangaroo Island,... full info