hidden in reeds a black swan sitting on her nest. This would have to be the highlight of the day.
The Snowy Mountains are just as exciting in the summer as when they are bathed in white snow of winter
Why choose Mendooran for our first stopover? Two reasons, that I know of. It has a friendly country pub with fantastic meals and the prettiest free camp on the banks of the river with basic amenities.
An area of extreme contrasts, Carnarvon Gorge is the only remaining remnant of rainforest in Central Queensland. Nowhere is this landscape of extremes evident than on the trek to Mickeys Creek.
The air is still and there is not a sound, other than the gentle splash as the oars hit the water and the canoe gently glides towards the Chateau on the turquoise glacial water of Lake Louise in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
Camping on the banks of the River with the water held back by the Jack Taylor Weir, creates a back water, that in front of us was beautiful, deep and still, the sun setting over the river gums and the white cockatoos flying in
Emerald Lake is surrounded by mountains and their reflections in the calm water was a photographers dream
Litchfield National Park, is one of the prettiest National Parks I have witnessed. It features numerous waterfalls which cascade over the sandstone ridge which is Tabletop Range.
We saw numerous salt water crocodiles, some extremely close to our cruise runabout. The bird life was prolific with ducks, egrets, eagles, hawks and the most exciting for me was being up close to the jabiru. The birds and the reptiles seemed to be able to live in harmony, or maybe the large “salties” were not hungry
Wards Canyon is the only area in Central Queensland that still supports King Ferns