I decided to brave the steep road and walk Quarantine Bay beach. The tide was half out so we had a rocky walk as I was not willing to walk the little dog too close to the water because of crocodiles. We walked up to the rocks and back along the rocky shore This isContinue reading “Quarantine Bay Beach”
Category Archives: Queensland
Botanical Gardens Cooktown
The Cooktown Botanic Gardens were established in 1878 making them one of Queensland’s oldest regional botanic gardens. The Gardens are located within the 62 hectare Gallop Botanic Reserve, situated 1.5km from the centre of Cooktown. It houses five major plant collections, including a collection of species traditionally used by the local Aboriginal people; a rareContinue reading “Botanical Gardens Cooktown”
Quarantine Bay is located 8 km by road from Cooktown and 4 km off the Cooktown Road. It is a 1 km long, north-east facing beach, lying in lee of the densely vegetated 100 m high Monkhouse Point, that protrudes 1 km seaward of the southern end of the beach. The point together with MountContinue reading “Quarantine Bay”
Quarantine Bay Apartment
I move to a new apartment on Quarantine Bay Road. I have sold the caravan for less than half what I paid for it to simply get rid of it and I move to an apartment that has everything I need to be comfortable, including a beautiful garden which I simply have to admire. FinallyContinue reading “Quarantine Bay Apartment”
Cooktown Lighthouse Grassy Hill
Grassy Hill Lighthouse. Cooktown was established in 1873, but no beacon guided ships through the reef until the lighthouse was built in 1886. Grassy Hill Light, also known as Cooktown Light, is an active lighthouse located on Grassy Hill above Cooktown, Queensland, Australia, on the south side of the entrance to Endeavour River. Wikipedia Cooktown was established in October 1873 toContinue reading “Cooktown Lighthouse Grassy Hill”
Cooktown High Views
Looking down on Cooktown from the High Mountaintops…
Bloomfield is a small community. Bloomfield is a town in the Shire of Cook and a coastal locality which is split between the Shire of Cook and the Shire of Douglas in Queensland, Australia. The town and locality are named after the Bloomfield River There is a general Store, a library open 3 days a week, aContinue reading “Bloomfield Queensland”
Wujal Wujal Falls Queensland
The Bloomfield Falls (Aboriginal: Wujal Wujal is a cascade waterfall on the Bloomfield River near Cape Tribulation, close to Wujal Wujal, that is located in the UNESCOWorld Heritage–listed Daintree National Park in Queensland, Australia. The traditional custodians of the land surrounding the Bloomfield Falls are the Indigenous Australian Kuku Yalanji clan. Access to the waterfall is provided via the Bloomfield Track, south of Cooktown. In the wet season it is not possible to visitContinue reading “Wujal Wujal Falls Queensland”
I walked down past the bridge looking for the sunrise but too many trees. I came back and walked Endeavor River as far as I could and back. Its a beautiful walk…Last week the water was above the 2m mark today you can walk along the river bed.
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