Cardwell to Cairns via Mission Beach and Etty Bay thumbnail

About an hour after leaving Wallaman Falls, driving along roads that looked something like this… I arrived at my final overnight stop off before picking up Mrs Bob and my daughter Elizabeth from Cairns airport. Cardwell Cardwell, with a population of just 1176 as at the 2011 census, was by some distance the smallest town [...]

My Queensland Coast Road Trip: The Journey Home thumbnail

My road trip is pretty much over, apart from the small matter of driving back home. It may have taken me nine days to get to Cairns, but I will be going back in three. This is quite a comfortable journey, with around three 7 hour-ish stints on the road and two overnight stops. Most [...]