Cairns - a revisit August 10th 2011 Tuesday 9th August 2011
We must have slept well because whilst having our breakfast just after 7.30am we were told that one of the ladies parked near us had fallen at 6.30am, hurting her shoulder and cutting her face. She had called for help which we hadn't heard, luckily someone else had and an ambulance was called.
After readying the van for departure and hitching up, we went fo ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns 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
We first backpacked in Eastern Europe in 2001 visiting Netherlands, Slovakia, Slovenia & Italy. In 2002 we spent the whole 12 months backpacking around the world. This was before blogs so find details here: http://members.iinet.net.au/~weggs/weggs_world/index.htm
In 2007 we enjoyed another 6 months. This time we organised some home exchanges to help the budget, meet new people and be able to kick back and relax in a few places. Hawaii, San Francisco, Mexico, Croatia, England, Scotland, Canary Islands, Czech Republic, Austria, Netherlands, China & Tibet were all visited either briefly or fo... full info