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NEWS FROM THE DAINTREE

 

Our previous Blog has many earlier posts and images

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Buffy's galore!

This is the time of year when the valley echoes to bird-calls, especially the beautiful "Buffy's", Buff-breasted Paradise Kingfishers.  Unfortunately a lot of birds have the habit of flying into one of our windows and stunning themselves - sad for the birds but... read more...


More happy guests!

Birdwings for breakfast We loved our stay here. The property is about 8kms South of Daintree Village which makes it very convenient for excursions to Mossman Gorge or Port Douglas. To get to Cape Tribulation or the parts of the forest North of the river you have to take... read more...


Road-works at last!

This is a picture we'd just about given up hope of ever seeing! Finally the council grader has reached us at the end of Stewart Creek Road! They usually 'forget' to get this far up the valley. This is looking down from the office right now to the corner of Stewart... read more...


Heard the Great Barrier Reef is dead?!

So much 'doom and gloom' on the media about our beautiful Great Barrier Reef.  Yes, there are challenges which no-one denies, but the Reef has been adapting to climate challenges for millenia and is incredibly adaptable, as recent research is showing.  As this... read more...


Wet season memories

As we enjoy perfect early-spring weather with still-chilly nights and beautiful days it's now hard to remember how wet it can get in our Wet Season - usually Feb/March. This is Barratt Creek bridge just before Daintree Village, there's a flood camera right at the top... read more...


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