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Upon returning…

We endured fifteen hours on an Airbus. No TV or other distractions, and all food to be paid for. Add to that the quite uncomfortable seats and you’ll guess that this was a budget airline. Air Asia is a very good low cost airline, we’ve flown several times with them now and the service is [...]

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Some video…

Today we got to an internet cafe with a half reasonable connection speed (but only half). I took the opportunity to upload a couple of videos taken previously. In the first one below you can see CM tacking Scrubby Creek on Cape York. It’s not to deep, but is quite wide. Our campsite was on [...]

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Palm Creek

On our way back from Cape York we had an overnight stop at Palm Creek on the old telegraph track. We ventured onto the track to go and watch the brave and the fearless tackle the creek crossing. Not a deep crossing at all but the entry is very steep and the exit a 30 [...]

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Cape York – S 10.41.14.3 E 142.31.53.2

Once across the Jardine river it was a couple of hours on to the main town in the north called Bamaga. From there, it was a few miles out to the northern coast and the small settlement of Seisha. Bamaga had a stretch of tarmac which was blissful, although not much else to recommend it. [...]

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Two Finches from Australia – Candice-Marie

I started a list a while ago of all the birds spotted coming into the garden. To qualify they had to actually land in the garden or in the trees within the garden, not merely fly overhead. So far the list is in the 20s although I would guess that since we are not permanently [...]

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