Atherton, Cairns 20th-26th Dec December 20th 2006 We finally made it to our destination in Atherton to stay with our relatives for two weeks. The house was over a mountain range about an hour from the airport and the first thing to notice is how hilly the place is and covered in rainforest... looks like jurrasic park.
We passed mango farms and coffee plantations on the way to the house.
It wasn't long after we got there that we all had a crack ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Atherton Tablelands 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