Tropical North Queensland January 31st 2007 The roadoften travelled continued up the coast to my final destination of Cairns. Along the way I stopped at a place called Magnetic Island where I met up with 2 Canadians and 2 guys from Denmark that were my roomates back in the Whitsundays. We rented a 4X4 and drove around the island in a couple of hours...not that exciting really.
I then decided that since I'd been to Nz and Oz and hadnt ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns » open water 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