Australia trip, flight out

That feeling of leaving, the one of the most blissful things.  On the way to Cairns from Honolulu, going to be a trek but it’s a long time coming.

australia_trip_airport_to_manila_to_cairns-1
australia_trip_airport_to_manila_to_cairns-2

Flying over the endless blue between my island and the continent I’m headed to.

australia_trip_airport_to_manila_to_cairns-3
australia_trip_airport_to_manila_to_cairns-4
australia_trip_airport_to_manila_to_cairns-5

Taking a layover in Manila, lots of shanty towns.

australia_trip_airport_to_manila_to_cairns-6
australia_trip_cairns_to_the_boulders-2

In the country south of Cairns, my bro trying to balance on a train track.

australia_trip_cairns_to_the_boulders-4
australia_trip_cairns_to_the_boulders-7

The boulders swimming pond, scenic and thankfully no crocs to be seen

australia_trip_cairns_to_the_boulders-11
australia_trip_cairns_to_the_boulders-12
australia_trip_cairns_to_the_boulders-15
australia_trip_innisfail_lunch-1

Pit stop for some needed joe

australia_trip_innisfail_lunch-2
australia_trip_murray_falls_and_campground-1

Spiders, everywhere…

australia_trip_murray_falls_and_campground-2
australia_trip_murray_falls_and_campground-3
2016-11-07-13-14-32

Cool places to check out on the way

australia_trip_murray_falls_and_campground-4
australia_trip_cardwell_beachfront-1

Found us some coast, didn’t notice the beware of crocs sign till it after our beach jaunt…

australia_trip_cardwell_beachfront-2
australia_trip_cardwell_beachfront-3
australia_trip_townsville_to_magnetic_island-1

Taking our charter out to Magnetic Island to chill there and hike for a day.

australia_trip_townsville_to_magnetic_island-2
australia_trip_townsville_to_magnetic_island-3
australia_trip_townsville_to_magnetic_island-4
australia_trip_townsville_to_magnetic_island-5

Made it just after dusk.  Our host picked us up and we found a local grub spot.

australia_trip_townsville_to_magnetic_island-7

Don’t swim in the ocean unless you’re behind the jellifish net, pictured above in the floating swim area.

australia_trip_townsville_to_magnetic_island-8

Tender lamb, avocado, tomato, cucumber, vinagrette and feta chunks, mind blowing.