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Queensland is much less popular on TE than New South Wales or Victoria. And who goes to Cairns??? it is very far from anywhere - from Brisbane it is more that 1700 km by road or train and there are no other towns around. But it is no problem for Itchy Feet:)
Cairns is very attractive and the trips from there are really worth doing. One day we went to Kuranda. Fantastic excursion and easy to make. First you take Scenic Railway. [The tropical gardens Kuranda rail station are a well-known attraction in the area. Downhill the line cuts through the Barron Gorge National Park. The tourist train stops at a lookout, with a sweeping view of Barron Falls. A number of smaller waterfalls are passed, including Stoney Creek Falls, just metres from the train.
As the train travels up and down, a detailed commentary of the railway's construction is provided.]. On the way back you can take Skyrail [Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is a scenic cableway running above the Barron Gorge National Park from the Cairns suburb of Caravonica to Kuranda, Queensland]. It is even more fun when you go just above the tops of the tropical trees. You can feel like a bird.

There are stops for observing Barron Gorge Falls. I was in dry season so there was not so much water. But I was struck by the rock down the falls. Doesn't it look like huge head?

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  • Copyright: Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4863 W: 81 N: 12220] (72254)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2013-05-12
  • Categories: Nature
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/50 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-06-05 0:47
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