Tropical Getaway – Part 5

Our first full day in Cairns dawn hot and sunny and humid. We headed off for Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. We had such a wonderful day here on our last visit way back when. Perhaps 9 years ago now. Reptiles, Croc attacked, birds of prey, snakes, creepy crawleys and more. We did a cruise and watched…

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Tropical Getaway – Part 4

After our trip to the Butterfly Sanctuary at Kuranda, we stopped to visit Bird World, a paradise of tropical birds, parrots, cockatoos, macaws and more. The birds seemed to be quite taken with my youngest daughter, to the point she needed rescue from a very cheeky macaw…lol Then there was the incident with Hubby’s hat…possibly…

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Tropical getaway – Part 3

Still on Day 1, after lunch we spent some time at the Kuranda Butterfly Sanctuary. Such a varied selection of Butterflies, more than 1500 are housed there. Such a lovely little sanctuary for them too, so pretty. We watched and photographed and visited the hatchery area. I really wanted to catch the Ulysses Butterfly, but…

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Share your world – 27th July 2021

We have endured another week of Covid lockdowns, no real end in sight. They are easing restrictions slightly, but still can’t really work or visit family and friends. This is like lockdown 5.2…NSW is a mess and thanks to them spreading it back down to VIC we are dealing with it all again. It’s hard.…

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Monday’s Musings…

A bit of a mixed bag this week. A weeks or so back, we managed to finally escape Victoria and meet with our daughters in far north Queensland. I have already started sharing some images last week already, will sharing some more this week. To be able to see my youngest daughter for the first…

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Tropical Getaway – Part 2

While I am still going through so many photos, I thought I might start with Kuranda. Located about 45 minute drive from Cairns in tropical Far North Queensland is the beautiful little town of Kuranda, way up in the Mountains. Many come up here to escape the heat, as it is generally a few degrees…

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Tropical Getaway – Part 1

Our Tropical Getaway started as a whim and months ago. My daughters thought to go on a cheap week long break to Far North Queensland, my Hubby and I thought it sounded like a wonderful idea and we asked to come along too. As it turned out between lockdowns and other misadventures our planned trips…

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Share your world – 21st July 2021

I have just got back from a glorious week spent in Far North Queensland with my Hubby and two daughters, one of which I have not seen in two years! You can just imagine the tears on that hug…SO GOOD! We had so many adventures it was fabulous and the weather was wonderful as well.…

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Winter Outing – Australia Gardens (again)

Yes again! I seem to visit here and then some else asks me to take them lol. I don’t mind it’s a wonderful spot to visit in Winter. Especially considering the Dandenongs Ranges (My other fav spot to visit) is still closed after horrendous storm damage a few weeks back 😦 We went later hoping…

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Day Trips – Rosebud Foreshore

After spending so much time in lockdown, I am finally spending the odd day here and there, getting out and spending time with friends. Usually photography relate, can’t help it I AM a photographer, right. I recently got sent a couple of lenses to try out, I am taking them on an upcoming trip, but…

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