D175. Feb 21. Let’s explore the rainforest…

Capture d’écran 2014-02-21 à 11.04.06One hundred kilometers North Cairns, is Kulki, later called Cape tribulation by Captain Cook. Here, the rainforest tumbles down to magnificent beaches separated by a cape.

Capture d’écran 2014-02-21 à 11.03.32Though, you cannot swim on those white-sand beaches, because of the crocodiles, again! When going South, into the Daintree forest…

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… (looks nice, doesn’t it ?) you can get an opportunity to go on a cruise on the Daintree river, crocodiles stand vigil, again!
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Capture d’écran 2014-02-21 à 11.02.23However, it didn’t seem to bother much our Captain. Still better than our guide whom, in the rainforest, took out of his pocket very scary and realistic spiders that scared the hell out of us !

Capture d’écran 2014-02-21 à 11.02.32Fortunately, nice animals were waiting for us on the way back.
This is a cassowary, but we didn’t see any.
On the other hand, I’ve seen this one, I don’t know who he is though..

Capture d’écran 2014-02-21 à 11.05.19And then, lovely wallabies. They looked like kangaroos, but smaller. Kind of rabbits when you see them from the road, jumping all over the meadows… A pity that I don’t have my telephoto lens anymore.

Capture d’écran 2014-02-21 à 11.05.44My friend Marie, you was in South Australia with me those last two weeks, has sent me this one, it should help you it getting a better idea on how cute a wallaby can be…

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One thought on “D175. Feb 21. Let’s explore the rainforest…

  1. Finally, some time to look at your blog… pictures are fabulous and have stopped at this post to tell you… LOVE THE KANGUROO !! Keep enjoying your trip and BIG HUGS from Spain🙂

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