Magnetic Island – Blue Tigers and Balding Bay

In mid-morning, Vilis parked the Kia in the SunFerries parking lot in Townsville, and we hoisted our backpacks onto our shoulders to set off for a long weekend exploration of Magnetic Island. The 20-m...

Bushwalking Alligator Creek Track

Nearly five months after Vilis and I bushwalked the first few kilometres of Alligator Creek Track under blistering sun in early February, vowing we would return and complete the hike in winter, we, al...

Shelley Beach, Townsville

With the cool air of an early winter morning wafting over us, Vilis, Janis, and I left the Kia in the Bald Rock car park in the Townsville Town Common Conservation Park and hiked south around the west...

Townsville Town Common Conservation Park

This morning, while Vilis and Janis cycled the rough overgrown track along the base of the Many Peaks Range, I quickly checked out the Townsville Town Common Conservation Park wetlands, forest, and fr...