Tag: Cairns

I had it in my head that I wouldn’t like Cairns. I’m not sure why, but I was wrong. As one of Australia’s biggest tourist towns, Cairns is vibrant with plenty of restaurants and cafes to keep me happy. The Read more >
The recommendations came in quickly when we asked our community about things to do in Cairns. Visit the town of Kuranda was on the list. And to get there you suggested we go up the mountain on the Skyrail Rainforest Read more >
You know you’re in North Queensland when the hotel information book has cyclone procedures and stinger safety precautions. And you have to worry about crocodiles. Lucky for us, we were visiting Cairns out of stinger and cyclone season. We were Read more >
It might seem strange that I recommend you go mountain bike riding in the Atherton Tablelands when one of our party ended up with a spiral fracture of their tibia and fibula. When you see your friend’s foot flopping off Read more >
I’m wading through knee deep water on the beach off the coast of Mossman, just north of Port Douglas in Tropical North Queensland. The world’s biggest reef just lies out to the horizon and looking back are the rainforest clad Read more >
Paleo evangelists have a reputation of being slightly nutty in their extreme healthy living choices. But, I guess we are all a little nutty when we stand up for a cause we believe in, especially one that makes us feel Read more >

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