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Archive for May, 2010

Sailing the Whitsundays

Posted: May 18th, 2010 by Courtney

The Whitsundays are a group of 74 islands off of the Queensland coast.  Most of the islands are designated as national park and are not inhabited, however a few have some luxury resorts on them.  The area is also home to the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. We booked a 3-day/2-night trip aboard […]

Moreton Island Extreme Adventure

Posted: May 4th, 2010 by Courtney

For Sunday we booked the Extreme Adventure Day Trip to Moreton Island, the third largest sand island in the world.  We got up early to catch our shuttle at 7:00 am for the ride to Moreton Bay, just outside of Brisbane.  When we got there we boarded the Micat for a 1-hour ferry ride across […]

A Day Out in Brissie

Posted: May 2nd, 2010 by Courtney

We decided to keep it local this weekend and stay in Brissie. We started off the day at the Gallery of Modern Art for a guided highlights tour. The Gallery was featuring works from New Zealand, so this was the main focus of the tour. After the tour we found an interactive installation that we […]