Top 5 Things to Do in Mission Beach


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A delightful little village in tropical north Queensland, Mission Beach is a must see destination on your way up Australia’s east coast. Feeling more like Asia than Australia, in many ways, the lovely little beach shacks and coconut palms that line this stretch of beach are well worth stopping to explore. 2 / 3 days is probably a great amount of time to spend in Mission Beach, so here’s a list of 5 great things to do and see to get the best out of your time here. 5. Kayak Dunk Island Cleary visible directly off the beach at Mission Read more

Thoughts of a sweet potato picker

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Follow my blog with Bloglovin For the last 11 weeks I have had the pleasure of doing my regional work in Tolga, part of the Atherton Tablelands. I have been moved about from farm to farm experiencing how to pick avocados from trees (who knew they grew on trees!), plant blueberries, sort bananas and most of all I have learned the ins and outs of the production of sweet potatoes. After hanging around Cairns for 2 weeks with my 3 friends and other backpackers desperately searching for regional work, we eventually got the good to go from Tolga Country Lodge. Read more