Greetings from Port Douglas….wish you were here! Photo taken in December 2003 in Port Douglas, Australia. During a two-week trip I ventured north to the Cairns and Port Douglas, Australia home to the Great Barrier Reef and lovely Daintree National Park. I loved this part of Australia filled with its tropical rainforest, flowers, gardens, beaches and of course the reef. There were stretches of uninhabited coastlines like the one pictured above.
Greetings from The Great Barrier Reef…wish you were here! Photo taken in December 2003 in The Great Barrier Reef, Australia. I got laid off of my job in November and instead of sulking, took a two-week trip to Australia to explore. The trip was booked through Qantas Airlines and included four days in Sydney, four days in Melbourne and four days in lovely Cairns, home of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. My Dad and I spent two days on a dive […]
Greetings from Australia…wish you were here! Photo above taken from a helicopter ride over the Great Barrier Reef in December 2003. Nothing on earth beats a visit above and below the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. During our day trip from Cairns, I not only did my first dive ever in the phenomenally, colorful and alive reef, I also opted to take a helicopter ride above the reef for a bird’s-eye view below. We flew in search of sharks which […]
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Greetings from Australia…wish you were here! Photo above at a local Didgeridoo shop in Sydney, Australia taken in 2003. Per Wikipedia: The didgeridoo (also known as a didjeridu or didge) is a wind instrument developed by Indigenous Australians of northern Australia at least 1,500 years ago and is still in widespread usage today both in Australia and around the world. It is sometimes described as a natural wooden trumpet or “drone pipe”. There is something cool about the “didge”. First […]
Greetings from the Great Barrier Reef…wish you were here! Photo taken pre-dive from the dive boat in the Great Barrier Reef, Australia 2003. Wally liked to be fed by the staff! Taken once inside the water. Up close and personal with Wally the fish! My first dive ever was in the Great Barrier Reef ouside of Cairns, Australia in 2003. We signed up with a snorkeling and dive boat that lead us out to the mighty reef. There, we met […]