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Daintree Valley Haven News

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Great Barrier Reef with David Attenborough

We were enthralled last night watching the first of three documentaries by this wonderful man.  And feel so lucky that we have such a world icon right on our doorstep!  http://www.cbc.ca/documentaries/great-barrier-reef   read more...


Autumn

It was so pleasant just now to go for a walk around our trails without almost collapsing from the awful heat and humidity of the past few months - such strange weather with virtually no wet season, less than a third of our normal rainfall.  The first time since 2005 that we've... read more...


"Buffy"

Most of our beautiful adult Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfishers have now migrated back to New Guinea, leaving the youngsters to follow shortly. This little fellow was lucky - flew into the window right in front of Peter! Happily he soon recovered and flew off (er,... read more...


Home again

Home again after a wonderful, relaxing cruise round the South Pacific with our batteries fully re-charged - and computer in and out of 'hospital' as the power pack spat it's dummy when I turned it back on!   I'll be taking some new photos and uploading them soon, so watch this... read more...


Holidays!

There won't be much news for the next 3 weeks as next Monday we're off on our annual hols.  (Now's the quietest time of year when most of us in the tourism field in the far north have our breaks).  So a couple of nights in Sydney then a 14-day cruise on Dawn Princess around... read more...


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