Bowen to Charters Towers 24 - 27 July 2012 August 6th 2012 On the way out of Cape Hillingsborough National Park we stopped to undertake the Mangrove Swamp Walk and were rewarded with seeing numerous small and large birds but were also plagued with some nasty biting mozzies so did finish the walk quickier than we would have wanted to (at great speed actually!). Once out of the mangrove swamp we were surrounded by the spiky grass trees ... 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
We love to travel and experience different places and particularly like to view and photograph the world's wonderful array of wildlife - and we are so so lucky to still be able to do so. After retiring in 2010, we have travelled the world covering every continent as older generation nomads - hence our name Silvernomads. We have been really blessed to live out our retirement as we had always dreamed when we worked all those long years.
The world is such a kaleidoscope of colours and cultures that have blown our senses away and this blog is a great means to store all of those memories in... full info