A travel blog of a journey that I started in 2010 and I don't know when it will end ...

Thursday, November 18, 2010

North Coast

The bus arrives at Townsville at 2:00 AM. I do night at the ferry terminal to Magnetic Island with a girl that has the same situation, no accommodation at 2 AM.

I don’t know why, but I wanted to visit Townsville, so I do another night, that time sleeping in a backpacker. The city is small, with few old buildings with more than 100 years (here is hard to see that!), a very long beach and the Castle Hill, with no Castle on it...

At Airlie Beach I signup at Wwoof Australia. Now I have a book with a lot of contacts of people who needs people doing VOLUNTARY work in exchange for learning something about Organic Growing and about the country you are visiting with accommodation and food.

My first experience of Wwoofing will be at Magnetic Island, at Libby’s place.





Well..Libby, Flecher, Gordon and Olivia (Peter was on archeological marine expedition at Hawaii) a family that lives in a lovely house in Nelly Bay and also has two Bungalows; one has been my home for a week...
Theoretically I had to do garden job, but I ended up doing some electric work around the house... Put some lights; install new fans at the living room, etc...

I had few rainy days when I get at the island, and I did almost all the job I had to do in the house... And I also read the detailed adventures of Jon at whereisjon and the adventures of Bruno at planbr1 about Indonesia...

On Sunday Libby invite me to see a concert of “Aquapella” where she sings with 60 more members... Half of them from Towsville and the other half from the island. World music versions... two of Manu Chao!
And when the sun appears, I do a lot of walks through the natural park of the island, snorkel in the major good places around the island with Francis (friend of Libby) and dressed with the anti jelly fish, sunsets, etc...

The Snorkeling has been great and scared at the same time... swimming with Blue-spotted Fantail Ray’s and Stingray’s was scary!





I could get stock here, like a magnet on fridge, but I want desert!!!
Well, first is time for Cairns...

Some Photos (or at fotos.elviatgedelsergi.com)

https://picasaweb.google.com/109388385648675064442/201011NorthCoastAU#
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