THE HOUSE WITH THE MOUSE We didn't know what to expect from Brisbane as a few people that we have spoken to had said that it had a reputation for being a boring city. It turns out that it's the nicest place we've been to so far. It is a really nice city with lots of character. There are lots of beautiful old buildings tucked in between towering modern skyscrapers. The city it split in half, dissected by the river. One the north bank are most of the historical ...
Half The World Away
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FINDING NEMO The first thing that strikes you about Cairns is how different the landscape is. After flying over hundreds of miles of outback you are suddenly confronted with mountains and tropical rainforest. Cairns is a nice town but it is a major tourist destination and, as such, a bit of a party town. Although it's cooler here than at Ayres Rock it is much more humid which makes it quite uncomfortable. We've been out to see the Great Barrier Reef. We took a...