Scuba Diving the Great Barrier Reef April 27th 2013 Got back from my 3 day scuba trip last night. All I can say is, WOW!
It was truly remarkable. I had some reservations as I heard how damaged the reef has become due to pollution, warm waters, shipping, etc. But I was not let down.
The weather was perfect, the water was a great temperature at about 79 degrees. Didn't need a wet suit but wore a stinger suit due to the possibility of jelly ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Great Barrier Reef 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