Month: June 2011


CAPE YORK – DAY 4 – Cooktown to Palmer River Gold Reserve

We packed up the tent in the rain, everything was wet.Yuck We travelled to The Palmer River Roadhouse where we had morning tea before making our way to Maytown. We drove thru the Palmer river. Maytown is a old gold town which has been abandoned. We walked down the main street,Read More …


CAPE YORK – DAY 3 – COOKTOWN

Today was a rest day. I went on a Crocodile Safari with my new friends, we sat in a small boat while the driver showed us some crocodiles in the river. We got really close to a baby one, but then Kayla moved and scared the croc, he jumped atRead More …


CAPE YORK – DAY 2 – Lion’s Den to Cooktown

Today we drove from The Lions Den hotel & were making our way to Cooktown. This was only a short trip. We stoped at Back Mountain which looks like someone has put big black heavy boulders on top of each other to make a mountain. The mountains are black granite,Read More …


Cape York – Day 1 – Cairns to the Lion’s Den

We all left Cairns and travelled up to the Mosman ferry, the roads were very curvy.  We had to wait for the 2nd trip on the ferry as all the cars didn’t fit on the first one. While we waited we took photos, We  had entered Cassowary & crocodile country. WhileRead More …


CAPE YORK 2011 – UP TO CAIRNS – DAY 6 – BOWEN

we had pancakes for breakfast then we left the caravan park and we were back on the road and drove to the shops to get supplies ( lollies,dinner and bread ) then we drove until we found a nice little picnic park at Bowen and had lunch yum !   thenRead More …


CAPE YORK 2011 – UP TO CAIRNS – DAY 5 – Rockhampton

We left Bundaberg and went to Rockhampton cattle country we Saw heaps of bulls and there was sugar cane as far as the eye can see it was a bumpy road,  we stopped at a park and me and dad kicked the ball back and forward then we got backRead More …


CAPE YORK 2011 – UP TO CAIRNS – DAY 4 – Bundaberg

On Day 4 we left nannies and were back on the rode we drove and drove until we got to Bundaberg and then we stoped at a information centre and we got a brochure for the Bundaberg Rum factory so we went to see it,     it was awesome IRead More …


CAPE YORK 2011 – UP TO CAIRNS – DAY 3 –CALOUNDRA

Dad got up early  to get work done on the car in Brisbane, pop was already at work. Then I got up and had breakfast when i finished Aunty Kelly came over with my new cousin Kale we sat talking then Aunty Kelly left at lunchtime and mum, nan andRead More …


CAPE YORK 2011 – UP TO CAIRNS – DAY 2–Caloundra

Day 2 was a rest stop at nan and pops in Caloundra. In the morning  pop and i walked  to the shops and i got two lollies, pop got the newspaper and bread , we went back and mum and nan where siting and talking.


Cape York 2011 – Up to Cairns – Day 1–On Our Way

We got up at 3:30 and left at 4:45 we where on our way to my nannies woo-hoo! We had maccas for breakfast yum .   The first thing I saw was a power station spewing steam into the air it was different! Then we  saw a giant golden guitar  nice, it wasRead More …


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