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We had pre-booked into a caravan park at Airlie Beach for 3 nights so we decided we needed an early start to get there before 5pm.  As I had a photographer friend in Townsville who I wanted to catch up with, we would need all the time we could get on the road. Before we left though, this pretty rainbow sent us on our way. Once again, the mountains were covered in… Read More

On the way into Cairns, we took a detour to Kuranda and enjoyed a little time there wandering around, having an ice-cream and buying some ‘relaxed’ clothing for me.  Yes, I relented and purchased some ‘happy pants’ which are rather ‘way out’ for me.  But, oh they are comfortable. Situated only 25km NW of Cairns, Kuranda is accessible by car, sky rail or the Scenic Railway.  We’ve been up on the train a… Read More

Before I start this post, I thought I’d give the Facebook page associated with this blog a shameless plug 🙂  I know I have lots of people who like my posts, so why not head over to the Facebook page and give me a ‘like’ – http://www.facebook.com/exploringozinstyle. I am also in the process of creating a website which will feature the best of the photos seen on this blog.  More on that… Read More

Well, this iconic hotel deserves it’s own post.  I was so looking forward to coming here and I was not disappointed.  This whole area was so much fun.  Not just the hotel, but the camping grounds were great and we did a day trip up to Cooktown and Archer’s Point (more on that in the next post). Built in 1875 on the banks of the Little Anninan River, the Lion’s Den Hotel is… Read More

After a walk to the Lake again for Pepe to let off some steam, we packed up and headed to the Lions Den Hotel.  I was excited by the prospect of the drive and what scenery I would see.  Damian has seen all this as he worked and lived up in FNQ for some years, but I’m new to it. We stopped briefly in Mareeba for some supplies.  I was desperate for… Read More

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