Our world tour Part 2 March 12th 2017 Saturday March 11, 2017
Our first full day in Cairns. A busy day.
It started out around 8.00 AM when we had to report to the wharf to board the 'Ocean Spirit', a luxury 105ft sailing vessel - the largest of her kind in the world to sail to Michaelmas Cay, known as the Isle of the Birds, a year-round home to thousands of sea birds of some 14 different species.
The wharf is situated some co ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Cairns » Cairns City 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