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Fraser Island

Queensland has many islands, such as Whitsunday Islands, Dunk Island and Great Keppel Island and Fraser Island. Everyone that I speak to tells me I absolutely must, must!, go and […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: December 14, 2004

Bundy’s Ancient Turtles

Still in Bundaberg and recovering from a nasty hostel along with some fine rum, I go to see its famous ancient sea turtles. The Loggerhead Turtles are 1,5 metres big and […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: December 12, 2004

Bundaberg’s Rum

From Great Keppel Island I took the bus to Rockhampton, Queensland’s Beef Capital. As with Mission Beach, this was a real hit and miss. It seems there are hardly any […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: December 10, 2004

Blah blah blah

If you have traveled for a longer period of time you know what it is like to meet new people on the road or at your hostel. Within a few […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: December 7, 2004

Great Keppel Island

It’s all about the beaches, not just in Australia but also especially in Queensland and it seems even more so on Great Keppel Island. This small island has seventeen beaches. […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: December 5, 2004

Whitsunday Islands

Airlie Beach with its one short street is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. It’s quiet here and not much more to do then sunbathing, photographing the enormous bright green […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: December 1, 2004

Cute baby Crocodiles

Believe it or not, but my breakie got stolen!! Now that puts me in a temporary bad mood going hungry to the store to get my cereal, eating as fast […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: November 27, 2004

Mission Beach’s Dunk Island

Riding high from my hot air balloon experience I am off to Mission Beach, a short bus ride south on Australia’s east coast. I expect wonders from this little place […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: November 25, 2004

Hot Air Ballooning

My sister once got my mother angry when she started jumping up and down on a wooden bridge while we were walking on a lovely Sunday afternoon with the family. […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: November 23, 2004

Cape York – You Gotta Love It!

Five nights of bush camping, will I survive? Oh yeah, did I ever! I went just before the rainy season started and Cape York, the northeast peninsula of Australia, gets […]

Posted by: Lisette

Date: November 21, 2004