48 hours on Magnetic Island

I boarded the ferry to Magnetic Island without know what to expect. I promised myself to study a place a bit before exploring it but hey! Where’s the fun in that! Magnetic Island is named after its apparent magnetic affect on the ship’s compass of Captain Cook as he passed the island sailing his way… Continue reading 48 hours on Magnetic Island

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Townsville Queensland

Before catching the ferry to Magnetic island I stopped in Townsville for the night. I try not to read up too much about a place before I visit, as I kind of like the surprise of what awaits me when I arrive. Townsville is a city in Queensland nestled between cairns and the Whitsundays. Upon… Continue reading Townsville Queensland

Sailing The Whitsunday Islands

After stopping in Agnes Waters for New Year’s Eve I headed To Airlie Beach. I’d pretty much followed a massive storm up the coast so hadn’t pre arranged anything at Airlie Beach apart from a room for a couple nights. The following morning the weather had cleared quite dramatically, and the beautiful blazing sun was… Continue reading Sailing The Whitsunday Islands

Fraser Island Trip

After being stuck over Christmas in the most out the way and empty hostel in Hervey Bay, It was finally time to start my tour of Fraser Island. Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world stretching out 75 miles in length and 15 miles in width. It’s base of volcanic rock that’s… Continue reading Fraser Island Trip

Hervey Bay The Gateway To Fraser Island

I arrived in Hervey Bay, the Gateway to Fraser Island, after getting sick in Brisbane. Needing my own room for a few days to recover I booked in to a hostel ( which I’ll leave nameless ) with the only private room left at the time due to Christmas quickly approaching. I had to unfortunately… Continue reading Hervey Bay The Gateway To Fraser Island

Brisbane City

After a three hour greyhound trip from Byron Bay I reach Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland. After a very hot and sweaty walk I make it to my Hostel. The temperatures seem to be getting higher the further north I get! I got up early to explore the city, without knowing much about it… Continue reading Brisbane City