Working at a Cattle Station at Normanton

Working at a cattle Station at Normanton Queensland Australia 31 May 2010 Trip took 3 days..first night at Camila Beach, then 45 kms past Bowen and then Ravenshoe and here…2,012 kms distance traveled. Was very exciting. Loved the trip and found the roads and weather excellent. The Toyota drove well..was wonderful trip. Love the property.Continue reading “Working at a Cattle Station at Normanton”

Normanton Queensland Australia

Birds at Normanton Queensland Australia Normanton Unusual and fascinating town near the coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Normanton is a genuinely delightful town with an excess of old world charm. Located 712 km west of Cairns and 681 km west of Townsville it started life as a port for the Gulf of Carpentaria’s cattleContinue reading “Normanton Queensland Australia”

St Lawrence Queensland Australia

St Lawrence Queensland Australia http://www.flickr.com/photos/ladymaggic/sets/72157624574525026/ St Lawrence Tiny township between Rockhampton and Mackay. Located 823 km north of Brisbane St Lawrence is a tiny, insignificant town which through some accident of history and location has managed to survive although it has outlived its usefulness. It sprawls around the railway line and, to the casual observer,Continue reading “St Lawrence Queensland Australia”

Balgal Beach Queensland Australia

Balgal Beach Queensland Australia Balgal Beach is a beachside community popular as a day and overnight trip destination for locals and tourists to Thuringowa and Townsville. Just a few minutes from Rollingstone, Balgal Beach features a stinger net, which is installed and patrolled from November to May, and an excellent boat ramp facility with easyContinue reading “Balgal Beach Queensland Australia”

Wongaling Beach Queensland Australia

Wongaling Beach south of Mission Beach Queensland Australia Mission Beach is a natural mid way point between Townsville and Cairns. Mission Beach is made up of four beach villages linked by 14 kilometres of wide golden beach, a perfect base to relax and explore this unspoilt natural environment. A blend of sophisticated eateries, boutiques andContinue reading “Wongaling Beach Queensland Australia”

Mission Beach…Tam O’Shanter National Park Queensland Australia

Mission Beach.. Tam O’Shanter National Park..Djuru National Park http://www.derm.qld.gov.au/parks/djiru/index.html The Traditional Owners of Djiru National Park, the Djiru Aboriginal people, welcome you to their country and ask that you respect their special place. Location Eight kilometres west of the town of Mission Beach This park protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in theContinue reading “Mission Beach…Tam O’Shanter National Park Queensland Australia”

Undara Lava Caves and Resort, Queensland Australia

Undarra Resort Queensland Australia http://undara.com.au/ Set in the Gulf Savannah country, Undara is as ancient and alluring as the continent itself, the Undara Lava Tubes stand as silent sentinels to our pre-history. Here you can walk in the path of a volcano and sleep cocooned in an antique railway carriage as your dreams connect youContinue reading “Undara Lava Caves and Resort, Queensland Australia”

Karmba Sunset Queensland

Karumba North Queensland..the Sunset Karumba is famous for its magnificent sunsets. Tours regularly take boatloads of tourists to sit in the middle of the ocean out of  Karumba, in what is like a bowl of sunset to enjoy the spectacular changing of colors as the sunset deepens and changes and finally burns to the night.Continue reading “Karmba Sunset Queensland”

Karumba Queensland

Karumba Queensland Australia http://www.smh.com.au/news/Queensland/Karumba/2005/02/17/1108500203462.html Karumba (including Sweers Island) The major fishing port on the Gulf of Carpentaria. Located on the banks of the Norman River 69 km from Normanton and 443 km north of Cloncurry, Karumba is a fishing town. It is nothing more than a port, a few shops, a pub, a lot ofContinue reading “Karumba Queensland”

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