Day 6 – Cairns to Brisbane

Out and about on the scooters today and thankfully yesterdays rain had disappeared to give us a brilliant sunny day. These little things have no guts but who cares when you are having so much fun. We took off from the house, headed down the straight flat out, leant in to the circle to get… Continue reading Day 6 – Cairns to Brisbane

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Day 5 – Cairns to Mareeba

Located close to Dianne’s house and 20 mins by train from the centre of Cairns, Freshwater Train Station was the jumping off point for our ride up the mountain to Kuranda. Even though boarding here means that you don’t get to go through the city, the benefit is that 5 minutes in to the trip… Continue reading Day 5 – Cairns to Mareeba

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Day 2 – Cairns to Mossman Gorge

I could tell I wasn’t at home without closing my eyes. Instead of the usual crows screeching and the sound of old queenslanders being attacked with power tools in the name of renovation, I listened to what Pauline calls the technology bird and Kingfishers. But there was no time for musing over the obvious abundance… Continue reading Day 2 – Cairns to Mossman Gorge

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Day 1 – Brisbane to Cairns

A lovely rainy day put a dampener on the idea of walking to the train station so I managed to rope in Danielle to take us to the station. Like a taxi driver pro she honked the horn when she arrived and confirmed that it was the correct house by screaming my last name loudly.… Continue reading Day 1 – Brisbane to Cairns

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