The journey from Cairns to Kuranda has got to be one of the best railway trips in Australia. This is a shot I took hanging out the window just as it was traversing one of the many bridges and tunnels necessary to pass through the ancient rainforest. My only minor compliant - I wish they would grease … Continue reading Kuranda Rail
Thinking about what to do over Christmas. We've probably left it a little late this year to book anything. Plus, with Rach starting a new job she's not going to be able to take much time off work. Last year we rented a place in Yamba, NSW for a few days via AirBnB. This was … Continue reading Plans for Christmas
No trip to Cairns is complete without a visit to Kuranda. For once, the journey is just as great as the destination. The last time we visited Cairns we got the historic train up to Kuranda, and the SkyRail for the return journey. This time we did it the other way round. Either way, going … Continue reading Sky Ride to Kuranda
I need to brush up on botany as I've no idea what these plants are called, but they do look beautiful in the late afternoon sun. Shot descending from the rainforests near Cairns in Far North Queensland.
One prominent feature of Cairns, and most of Far North Queensland for that matter, is bats. I remember a few years ago we went to Palm Cove, north of Cairns, and the place had a very distinctive smell about it - bat shit. I may be wrong. This photo shows a daily event in Cairns - … Continue reading Bats – Lots Of