Posts Tagged ‘crocs’

Clump Point Arachnid Adventure

December 10, 2011 2 comments

As part of our “explore Mission Beach without a car” campaign, we headed down the footpath aiming for the jetty on the far side of clump point. Being right next to the place we were staying, we were not expecting much drama – and we were not expecting to see the venomous spiders the size of your fist.

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Mossman and the Crocs

December 7, 2011 Leave a comment

For our second “event” from Port Douglas we hired a car and headed up into the rainforest and Mossman Gorge. We thought the Amazon was a pretty authentic rainforest, and it is, but we now find out it is a relative newcomer. The Amazon is barely 60 million years old, whilst the pristine rainforest here has been in continued existence for 400 million years! Still, none of the trees are over 3000 years old so it hardly matters.

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