Category Archives: The trial run

Brisbane to Lucinda and return, approximately 3200km return trip. 3 weeks in Far North Queensland.

The trip home

We decided to take the inland route home and on hind sight it was not a good idea. The road was long, rough and boring.  Day 1, we travelled from Lucinda to Clermont approx 600km.  This route is heavily used … Continue reading

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Time to go home

We’ve packed up and we’re heading home, approximately 1600km.  We don’t know where we will stop on the way, but plan to be back in Brisbane on Sunday morning. We have truly enjoyed our visit to Lucinda and the surrounding … Continue reading

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Diving around Pelorus Island

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Finally, we’ve got back into the water. We enjoyed this expedition, but it’s not for everyone. If you want to relax, enjoy a comfy bed, shower or toilet, then don’t do this trip, it is not for the faint hearted. … Continue reading

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Lucinda beach

We have been walking along the front beach at Lucinda most afternoons and I usually take the camera with us, so I thought I would share some of the photos. The water goes along way out at low tide and … Continue reading

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A trip to the clouds – Wallerman Falls

Seeing as the weather on the coast has not been favourable for boating activities, we thought we would do a bit of sight-seeing around this beautiful part of Queensland. We decided to visit the Wallaman Falls only about 70km from … Continue reading

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To catch a crab

We’ve been in Lucinda for a week now and we’re just starting to relax. The poor weather hasn’t bothered us at all, we’ve still managed to get our crab pots out and have been lucky enough to catch a meal … Continue reading

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What we hear during the night

You get close to nature without even trying in North Queensland. The place where we are staying has at least 30 resident curlews. Curlews are nocturnal birds, but they rest around our site during the day. My Dad calls them … Continue reading

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