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        11-02-2009, 04:56 AM
    Port Douglas- QLD Australia

    I just got back from a fantastic, but too short (a week) holiday with my man in Port Douglas, which is pretty much at the top of Australia in tropical north Queensland.
    Port Douglas is just superb definitely somewhere to put on you list of things to do before you die!
    The food is sensational, fruit is amazing and seafood is beyond awesome!!
    The ocean was a steady 26-27*C, and weather was a lovely 30*C with about 65% humidity.

    Photos, captions above if any

    Anzac Park- overlooking the Dickson Inlet

    Resort sign just down the road from ours

    On the Inlet- fantastic seafood restaraunt overlookign the Marina

    Too many mango daquiries :S

    Main Road in Port Douglas

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        11-02-2009, 04:57 AM
    Tour to the Daintree Rainforest

    Daintree River crocodile cruise

    Mossman Gorge

    Alexandra Lookout

    Boyds Forest Dragon

    Noah Valley swimming hole- was just beautifull!!!! There was a small waterfall, trees overhanging the whole things, and those brilliant blue Ulysess butterflies were EVERYWHERE!! Water was a bit cool and there were eels but we still went in :P
        11-02-2009, 04:58 AM
    Cape Tribulation- 'Where the rainforest meets the reef' the only place in the world where 2 world heritage listed areas intersect

    Daintree icecream factory- We had wattleseed icecream, it was beautifull! Tasted like a really creamy cappacino.. yum! And also licked a green ants bum, tasked like lemon sherbet!

    Anyone for a swim? Cape Trib

        11-02-2009, 04:58 AM
    Walking down 4-mile beach in Port Douglas

    Storm coming across from Cairns

        11-02-2009, 04:59 AM
    Great Barrier Reef- words can't describe just how amazing this was. We were swimming with turtles, reef sharks, enormous fish and HEAPS of nemo's and dori's 8)

    And my Emu adventure...

    "Oh look an emu"

    "Uh oh... he's coming closer"

    "Ahhhhhhhh don't hurt me mr emu!!!"

    Then he sat down 8)
        11-02-2009, 04:59 AM
    The litte kangaroo scared Gareth


    Funky ears!

    Gareth having a stand off with the bird that bird slapped him across the head

    Pretty lorrikeets

    Mummy crocodile!!

    I've got another 500 photos, but won't bombard you with them all
        11-02-2009, 05:08 AM
    Green Broke
    Naww great pics, It would be awsome to see more, guessing your like me and is obsessed with photos?
        11-02-2009, 05:16 AM
    I love Port Douglas. I'm a mid north coast of NSW chick, but my family and I take regular holidays up in North QLD.
    Its just amazing isn't it?
    I love the Great Barrier Reef. Its just breath-taking the colours and the fish and the water!
        11-02-2009, 05:51 AM
    Originally Posted by ChingazMyBoy    
    Naww great pics, It would be awsome to see more, guessing your like me and is obsessed with photos?
    Haha yes, I'm a bit of a photo nut. Gareth was getting stroppy at me by the end of it because I was taking so many photos He's glad now though, think I could've taken even more actually!!!!

    I might load a few more onto the computer tomorrow and pop them up :)

    Gidji, lucky you getting to up there reguarly, it's just so beautifull! I've never been anywhere tropical before, I'm more of a snow/desert girl myself, have been to the Simpson desert numerous times, was was a big shock to go to Port Douglas. I'm in love I think, I told Gareth we're going to win the lotto and buy a place up there, stay there during winter then move to Tassie during summer
        11-02-2009, 07:14 AM
    Green Broke
    Beautiful pics, and a pretty couple you guys make.

    I like the scenic pics. I have been to sydney and
    That area. Oh, I like veggiemite. LOL

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