Day 30 - Green Island in the Great Barrier Reef (9 January) January 9th 2013 Surprise, surprise we managed to get down to the harbour one hour before the catamaran was due to leave. So at 9:30 am we arrived for a trip that was leaving at 11 am. Time for coffee. The Australians call their café americano a tall black. So it has become nicknamed by us a Long Tall Sally!
We boarded the cat and set off for Green Island to see the Great Barrier Reef. Don added snorkeling to t ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Green Island 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