The places we’ve been

The Best of The Best

Travelling around Australia, Dean and I had the most amazing time, the most incredible adventure and it was, without question, the most extraordinarily exceptional, astonishingly astounding, miraculously marvellous, and wondrously … Continue reading The Best of The Best


The Town The first Europeans in the area were timber-getters (lumberjacks) and farmers who arrived in 1867.  Timber supplies soon ran short and a new industry (corn production) was established.  … Continue reading Bundaberg

A Day on the Water

Sailing the Whitsundays The Whitsunday Islands, or simply The Whitsundays as it’s more commonly known, is a group of 74 islands protected by the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef.  … Continue reading A Day on the Water

Enjoying The Tablelands

Thoughts on Where We’ve Been Up on the range, just a short drive from the coast, lies the Atherton Tablelands (The Tablelands).  Still part of the World Heritage Listed Wet … Continue reading Enjoying The Tablelands

Into the Jungle

Daintree National Park Part of the World Heritage Listed Wet Tropics of Queensland (Wet Tropics). The Wet Tropics rainforests contain an almost complete record of the major stages in the … Continue reading Into the Jungle

Like a Guilty Pleasure

Great regional rivalry over who’s the biggest, best, and brightest in North Queensland exists between Townsville and Cairns.  Who is the capital of North Queensland?  Who attracts the greater number … Continue reading Like a Guilty Pleasure