Airlie Beach and a poker tournament

We arrived about 8 am on the Greyhound bus.   It’s worth mentioning that the Greyhound bus in Australia is a lot different then America.  The buses were brand new and it was mainly younger travelers on gap year who were working their way down the coast just like us.   The …

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A few more days in Port Douglas

We had a busy few days when we first got to Port Douglas.  We did the Daintree Tour and then followed that up immediately with the Micro Light flight.   We had originally only booked 3 nights in Port Douglas but ended up deciding to extend our stay.    Ashley and I …

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Our first micro light flight!

Ashley and I were talking to a couple in Fiji who were from Australia.  They mentioned Port Douglas and said it was a great place to do an Ultra Light flight.  An ultra light is essentially a powered hang glider.  Ashley and I were both really excited to give it …

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The Daintree Rain Forest Tour

The next morning we were up early for our Daintree tour.  It was raining just a little bit and we hoped it wasn’t going to affect our tour at all.   Our tour driver arrived and let us know that everything was still good and we’d do the tour rain or …

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Heading North to Port Douglas

After spending our first few Australian days in Cairns, we decided to head north to Port Douglas.   We had talked to a lot of people and been researching the best way to see Australia.  People generally recommend starting at either the south or north end of the East coast and …

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G’Day Mate!

We made it to the airport for our early flight out of Fiji.  As we took off we were sad to be leaving because we both really enjoyed being there.   However, we were excited to be on our way to Australia!  Our flight had us landing in Brisbane and then …

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Back to the main island!

Our time in the Yasawa Islands was drawing to an end and it was time for us to head back to the main island.  We hopped back on the transfer boat from Manta Ray and made our back to Viti Levu (the main island).   The transfer boat arrived a little …

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