Kuranda Wildlife Experience

Wildlife : Southern Cassowary

May 28th 2015

  Name: Southern Cassowary Scientific Classification: Casuarius casuarius Alternative Names: double-wattled cassowary, Australian cassowary, two-wattled cassowary Location: they are found in dense tropical rainforests of Indonesia, New Guinea and northeast Australia, but the casuarius casuarius johnsonii is exclusive to Australia.   Fast …


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Cassowary Coast

Big Things : The Big Gumboot, Tully QLD

May 25th 2015

  The Big Gumboot (officially called the Golden Gumboot) is located in Tully, about 50km south of Innisfail.   The story behind the Big Gumboot involves a long standing battle between Tully and Babinda to the north, for the title …

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Australia Day 2015 Cairns

Our Time In Cairns

May 22nd 2015

  Who would have thought that what was supposed to be a short two-month stop in Cairns would drag on for seven months!  The main reason for the extended stay was because we needed to earn some money and fix …

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Travel Jobs : Landscaping

May 20th 2015

  Hey! – Dave here.   We decided to stop in Cairns for a couple of reasons – we had to buy and replace some parts on the Troopy, and we’d run out of money.  We needed to get jobs, …

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Port Douglas

Wildlife : Sand Bubbler Crab

May 18th 2015

  Name: Sand Bubbler Crab Scientific Subfamily: Scopimera inflata Distribution:  tropical beaches   If you ever find yourself walking along a beach and you see little sand balls arranged in pretty patterns, then you are in the vicinity of a sand …

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Cairns

City Profile : Cairns

May 15th 2015

  Cairns is a city in tropical north Queensland and is a major tourism destination for both Australians and Internationals.  We were here for around 7 months and really got to know Cairns – we even got to meet a …

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Ganbaranba Noodle Colosseum Cairns

Eating Out : Ramen in Cairns

May 11th 2015

  Just in case you didn’t know, ramen is a Japanese noodle dish served with broth. The base of the broth can be miso, soy, fish, pork, or chicken and the dish can be served with a variety of things …

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