Australia March 30th 2012 Our first day in Cairns
We settled in to our hotel and explored the small city. We did some window shopping at the Duty Free Center and walked the main streets of Cairns. We people watched at the Esplanade which had a lagoon and caught some sun rays. It was a day of leisure and exploration.
Later in the evening we headed to Ochre Restaurant for a fabulous Australian cuisine. We ordered the A ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland 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