Finally a day with no rain but the humidity was still high and I sat on a bench outside Lions Kiosk, which was closed, and sweated in the heat. I drove up to the wharf and decided to go and find the CWA building and their Linen sale. I did not buy anything as itContinue reading “Cooktown Waterfront”
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Storms and Wet Weather Cooktown
The sun was shining and the world was bright, but I remembered yesterday when around 4pm, the sky went dark and the rain just poured down. I walked across the road in the rain to get dinner. A passing car drove through a puddle at the side of the road, and I was drenched. IContinue reading “Storms and Wet Weather Cooktown”
Seaview Motel Cooktown
I booked into the Seaview Motel… $125 a night… the room faced the water, in fact all the rooms have water views. The room was very comfortable… air conditioning, fan, microwave, electric jug, toiletries and the softest most luxurious towels ever. The parklands and water is right opposite…and also the seafood Kiosk where I hadContinue reading “Seaview Motel Cooktown”
Home of the Guugu Yimithirr people, the region is known as Gangaar, ‘(Place of the) Rock Crystals’ due to the abundance of quartz in the area. These crystals are an important aspect of Indigenous ceremonies, and there is even evidence of them being traded as far as 300km south of the region. https://www.queensland.com/au/en/plan-your-holiday/itineraries/48-hours-in-cooktown In more recent history, thisContinue reading “Cooktown Queensland”
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