Here are some additional photos of the beaches and waterfalls around Cairns.Read More
Cane Trains and Brumbies! Oh My!
When my wife and I decided to visit my old friend Ralph and his wife KC in Cairns for a week, I had no idea what this Northern Queensland city was all about. I thought it was some remote town whose only claim to fame was its proximity to the Great Barrier Reef. Boy, did…Read More
Photo Gallery: Cane Trains and Brumbies
Here are some additional photos from our visit. This is just a sample as I took over 600 while we were there. |Others will be included with subsequent posts. Above: The community of Goldsborough as seen from the top of Ralph and KC’s driveway. The empty lot next to them still has some sugar cane…Read More
Birding in a Tainted Paradise
The next stop in our Panama Canal cruise, after leaving Panama, was Puntarenas, Costa Rica. We had booked something called Tárcoles River: An Eco Adventure, one of eleven different excursions available at this port of call. It is promoted as Jungle Crocodile Safari, which is a bit of a misnomer. But they also promote it…Read More