It’s funny that QLD is supposed to be sunny one day, perfect the next. Well not in Cairns, we have had the worst weather for the whole trip. Lots of rain, it did get better as the week went on.
HMAS Canberra was in town before heading down to Rockhampton for exercises.
View of Cairns from the road up to Copperlode Dam.
Crystal Cascades was the original source of fresh water for Cairns. Now it is a swimming hole & picnic area.
A small selection of tanks at the Australian Armour & Artillery Museum. The collection is huge & you could spend hours wandering around.
Being a child I had to go for a ride in the APC. They wouldn’t let me drive it 🙁
Surprise Creek Waterfalls is part of the Barron Falls Hydro System.
Lake Placid is downstream of the Waterfall.
Kuranda & the Railway.
Up the Skyrail with some of the grandkids.
Barron Falls, dry season so not much water.
The view of Cairns from Wrights Lookout.
At Kuranda is Birdworld.
Not far away is the Butterfly Sanctuary.
A couple of Sugar locos around the place.
Lots of family time with the kids & grandkids.
CDKL5 support for Ricky from all of the family.
Sunset over the mountains.
Quote of the Day
“The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.”